From Papyrus Leiden I 350 (1.16)
(2,247 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Cosmologies

Commentary

While the cosmogonies of Heliopolis and Memphis were concerned with the material source and the means of creation, respectively, that of Thebes was devoted to its ultimate cause, the creator himself, conceptualized in the god Amun. Among the many texts of New Kingdom and later date describing the role of Amun in the creation, the most ext…

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Allen, James P., “From Papyrus Leiden I 350 (1.16)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_16>



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