4b-1 Egypt SS_Part2

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Unformatted text preview: 7- Courtyard ❖ = the world ❖ Place of sacrifice Courtyard: Edfu 8- Altar of Blood sacrifice ❖ Blood sacrifice vs. offering ❖ Outer vs. inner sacrifice ❖ Different types of sacrifices in different parts of temple complexes Altar: Saqqara Altar: Karnak Courtyard Altar (horned and stepped): Karnak Blood Sacrifice Blood Sacrifice 9- Inner Gateway ❖ = transition ❖ Concentric zones of increasing sacredness Idealized temple Plan of Dendera Inner Gate: Hathor at Dendera Inner Gate: Hathor at Dendera Guardians of the Temple (Celestial motif) 10- Hypostyle (column) Hall ❖ Columns originally of wood ❖ = trees ❖ garden of gods ❖ Karnak: Great Hypostyle hall ❖ Edfu: Great Hypostyle hall 11- Astronomical motifs ❖ Astronomical observatories ❖ Symbols on ceilings ❖ Microcosm ✦ Small scale model of the world Dendera Temple: observatory “Zodiac” of Dendera Plan of Dendera 12- Inner Corridors ❖ Karnak: hall Great Hypostyle 13- Ritual Clothing room ❖ transformation ❖ Purification ❖ Anointing ❖ Clothing ❖ Crowning Kom Ombo: priest’s robe room Karnak: purification and anointing ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course HIST 201 taught by Professor Sabey during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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4b-1 Egypt SS_Part2 - 7- Courtyard ❖ = the world ❖...

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