Violence in the service of order : the religious framework for sanctioned killing in Ancient Egypt / Kerry Muhlestein.

Author
Muhlestein, Kerry [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford : Archaeopress, 2011.
Description
x, 101 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
BAR international series ; 2299. [More in this series]
Notes
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)?--University of California, Los Angeles, 2003.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • The act of killing: an introduction
  • Death by Narmer and others: the Archaic period
  • Slaying under the Aegis of the God-King: the Old Kingdom
  • Sanctioned killing in the time between: the First Intermediate Period
  • Death by drowning, burning, and flaying: the Middle Kingdom and the Second Intermediate Period
  • The slayings of the great pharaohs: Dynasty 18
  • Instances of intrigue: the Ramesside Era
  • The constancy of killing amidst anarchy: Dynasties 21, 22, 25, and 26
  • A time to kill: the appropriateness of violence
  • Foreigners and Isfet
  • Violent myth in the ritual of return
  • Those who are about to die, we abhor you.
ISBN
  • 9781407308760 (pbk.)
  • 1407308769 (pbk.)
OCLC
773426139
RCP
C - O
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