Sex and Gender in Ancient Egypt

Sex and Gender in Ancient Egypt

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This volume offers new research on an essential but often controversial aspect of life in Dynastic Egypt. Its originality lies in combining research which uses Egyptology's traditional strengths, philological and iconographic, with reflections on material culture and on the discipline of Egyptology itself. The authors are internationally-recognized authorities in their fields.It has been suggested, and refuted, that the papyrus represents a sort of sex- manual, a genre better known from Far Eastern ... The prominent genitals depicted in P. Turin are concordant with Chinese or Japanese sex manuals but animalanbsp;...

Title:Sex and Gender in Ancient Egypt
Author:Carolyn Graves-Brown
Publisher:Classical Pressof Wales - 2008


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