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Bibil Identifier bibil:129270
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) Ptah face à ses adorateurs dans les noms des particuliers à l'Ancien Empire
Author Gourdon, Yannis
Journal Revue d'Égyptologie (Volume: 57)
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2006
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 2006
Language French
Pages 241-244 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Some theophoric Egyptian names of the Old Kingdom mentioning the god Ptah have the peculiarity to present retrograde written forms of the god's name Ptah. An exam case by case reveals a link between written form and iconography: the name of the Memphite divinity faces the persons bearing such personal names.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Egypt : Religion
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Egypt : History and Civilization : Old Empire (3d-6th Dynasties
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