A study of the texts and artifacts which pertain to the cult of the god Min from the pre-dynastic to the Old Kingdom.
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Book Description distributed by Aris & Phillips, 1995. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 1864080477 1995 first edition, The Australian Centre for Egyptology (Sydney, Australia), 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches tall paperbound in beige printed covers, xii, 404 pp. Mild rubbing and edgewear to covers. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - of this scarce and important study in Egyptology. ~YYY~ Contents: Preface; Introduction; Data Digest - Min in Names, Titles and Epithets of Private Individuals, The Symbol and Figure of Min from Royal Sources, The Symbol and Figure of Min from Other Sources; The Predynastic Periods; The Archaic Period; Dynasties 3 and 4; Dynasty 5; Dynasty 6; Dynasty 8; Appendices; Tables; Figures; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index. Min (Egyptian mnw) is an ancient Egyptian god whose cult originated in predynastic times (4th millennium BCE). He was represented in many different forms, but was often represented in male human form, shown with an erect penis which he holds in his left hand and an upheld right arm holding a flail. As Khem or Min, he was the god of reproduction; as Khnum, he was the creator of all things, 'the maker of gods and men.'. Bookseller Inventory # YYY-0471-7320