CLAA05H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Tefnut, Sekhmet, Serapeum

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6 royal tombs from the 3rd intermediate period were discovered in tanis, 2 of them intact. Greeks started to show up in egypt -> damn assyrians invaded omta! By 4th century egypt under the persian empire -> end of ancient egypt"s independence. Polytheism = the worship or belief of more than one god. Pantheism = worship that admits or tolerates all gods the doctrine that the universe is a manifestation of god. Henotheism = belief in one god without denying the existence of other gods. Iconography = images and symbolic representations associated with a person or subject. Multiplicity = one god can be seen as many one god can have many names/manifestations. Syncretism = a practice combining two or more different deities into one god- greeks ex. Dyad = group of two (usually male female pairs-sometimes same gender) ex. Triad = group of three (usually divine family- a father, mother, child) ex.

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