Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven

Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven

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Dazzling treasures illuminate women's lives through 3, 000 years of ancient Egypt.... perform manual agricultural tasks for the owner.2 Beginning in the Twelfth or Thirteenth Dynasty, shabtis were inscribed with a spell ... In fact, some of the earliest examples, associated with womena#39;s burials of the Herakleopolitan period (Dynasties 9-10), are female-shaped. ... and by her divine association with the goddess Isis (rather than the male deity Osiris).6 During the early New Kingdom, shabtis, anbsp;...

Title:Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven
Author:Anne K. Capel, Glenn Markoe, Cincinnati Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum
Publisher:Hudson Hills - 1996


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