The Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern concepts of the world
I. The world from the point of view of the Egyptian New Kingdom (c. 1570–1080 BC) (map A)
The Egyptian world view was Egyptocentric. Reflecting the culture’s dualism, it centred on the two halves of the country, Ta-Mehu (Lower Egypt or the Nile Delta) and T…
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Müller-Wollermann, R. and
“The Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern concepts of the world”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists.
Consulted online on 24 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA002>