The Earliest Goddesses of Egypt

Isis, the devoted sister-wife of Osiris, and nurturing, protective mother of Horus, achieved in the late antiquity an unrivaled position as a great mother goddess of Egypt. She is frequently mentioned in the Pyramid  Texts dating to the fifth and sixth  dynasties (2465-2150 BC). These texts, among the earliest records of Egyptian religion, indicate that the […]

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Toward an Archaeology of Gender

In this contribution I aim to present a personal view of the potentials for a study of gender in archaeology, and explore its implications for archaeology as a whole. My position rests on the need to engage archaeology in key contemporary human issues- inequalities between the sexes is certainly one of them. I present the […]

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