An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt

  1. Manfred Lurker
  • ISBN 9780500272534
  • 24.10 x 15.60 cm
  • Paperback
  • 144pp
  • 114 Illustrations, 0 in colour
  • First published 1982
‘Sufficiently entertaining and manageable to be read straight through … many curious questions are answered’ – British Museum Society

In this compact guide to the gods and symbols of Ancient Egypt – their interpretation, significance and cults – many puzzling and intriguing questions are answered in nearly 300 entries.

Over 100 illustrations have been chosen to complement the text and the book also includes a revised bibliography, a detailed index to the illustrations and extended captions.

This is an informative yet concise guide that will prove invaluable to all students and interested laymen.