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Egyptology

Levantines in 15th and 14th Century Egyptian Art

Egyptian artists depicted their northern Levantine neighbors as prisoners or warriors being smitten, as dignitaries presenting tribute, and even as slaves working on royal building projects. This gives us a glimpse of what Levantines looked like in this period from an Egyptian perspective, including, perhaps, those who later identified as Israelites.

Dr.

Flora Brooke Anthony

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The Egyptian “Magicians”

Is the Bible’s portrayal of the magicians (Ḥarṭummīm) in accord with Egyptian literature and ritual practice? How did the Israelite writers obtain this knowledge?

Prof.

Scott B. Noegel

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The Magicians Khamwaset and Meryra

Two ancient Egyptian stories about powerful Egyptian magicians

Dr.

Flora Brooke Anthony

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Ancient Egyptian Clothing: Real and Ideal

What kind of clothes would the Israelites have borrowed?

Dr.

Rachel P. Kreiter

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The Title “Pharaoh”

The change in usage over time and what this tells us about the biblical text

Dr.

Shirly Ben-Dor Evian

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Egypt's Attitude Towards Foreigners

New Kingdom Egypt (1550-1070 BCE)

Dr.

Flora Brooke Anthony

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Ancient Egypt Population Estimates: Slaves and Citizens

Dr.

Mark Janzen

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Our Mummified Patriarchs: Jacob and Joseph

Explaining the practice and theology behind mummification in Ancient Egypt.

Dr.

Rachel P. Kreiter

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Ḥeka: Understanding Egyptian Magic on Its Own Terms

The all pervading cosmic force. 

Dr.

Flora Brooke Anthony

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Pharaoh's Divine Role in Maintaining Ma'at (Order)

Prof.

Jan Assmann

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Pharaoh's Mudbrick Palace

The structures, the thrones, and the artwork.

Dr.

Rachel P. Kreiter

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Why Pharaoh Went to the Nile

Privy to Midrash and Egyptian Ritual Practice

Prof.

Scott B. Noegel

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Ancient Egypt: An Overview of Its History

Prof.

Gary Rendsburg

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