The Cult of Ra Sun-worship in Ancient Egypt

By: Quirke, Stephen

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Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 184 pages Ra was the ancient Egyptian solar deity. By the Fifth Dynasty (2494 to 2345 BC) he had become a major god in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the midday sun. The meaning of the name is uncertain, but it is thought that if not a word for 'sun' it may be a variant of or linked to words meaning 'creative power' and 'creator'.

Title: The Cult of Ra Sun-worship in Ancient Egypt

Author Name: Quirke, Stephen

Categories: History-Middle East,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2001

ISBN Number: 0500051070

ISBN Number 13: 9780500051078

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID247508

Keywords: Egypt egyptian deity History middle east ra Sun worship,