Chapter 11. Household and Domestic Religion in Ancient Egypt

  1. John Bodel Professor1 and
  2. Saul M. Olyan PhD Professor2
  1. Barbara S. Lesko Administrative Research Assistant

Published Online: 23 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302974.ch11

Household and Family Religion in Antiquity

Household and Family Religion in Antiquity

How to Cite

Lesko, B. S. (2008) Household and Domestic Religion in Ancient Egypt, in Household and Family Religion in Antiquity (eds J. Bodel and S. M. Olyan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302974.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Brown University, USA

  2. 2

    Samuel Ungerleider Jr Professor of Judaic Studies, Brown University, USA

Author Information

  1. Brown University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

Book Series:

  1. The Ancient World: Comparative Histories

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175791

Online ISBN: 9781444302974

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Keywords:

  • household and domestic religion in Egypt;
  • Bes figure and assorted Egyptian amulets;
  • female figurine from Medinet Habu;
  • altars and amuletic plaques as well as amulets and spells - worn on person as Ritner mentions;
  • amulets, stelae, and numerous written texts and graven images - little known about the way in