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Egyptian Cult

Martin Andreas Stadler

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199571451
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199571451.013.0028

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Archaeology

 Egyptian Cult

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This article begins with a discussion of the Egyptian cult and Roman rule. It then covers practitioners of religion and cult; cult and magic; the reality of the temple cult in Roman imperial times; and the end of the written tradition of the Egyptian cult.

Keywords: Egyptian religion; Roman rule; magic; temple cult; written tradition

Article.  9420 words. 

Subjects: Archaeology ; Archaeology of the Near East ; Egyptian Archaeology

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