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Snake Cults and Military Life in New Kingdom Egypt / Kasia, Szpakowska

Walls of the Prince: Egyptian Interactions with Southwest Asia in Antiquity. Essays in Honour of John S. Holladay Jr, Pages: 274 - 291

Swansea University Author: Kasia, Szpakowska

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Figurines of rearing cobras made of clay have been found in Late Bronze Age settlements, military and administrative centers along the Mediterranean from Libya into the Levant. Over 700 fragments have are known so far, with more being discovered in excavations, particularly in Egypt's Delta reg...

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Published in: Walls of the Prince: Egyptian Interactions with Southwest Asia in Antiquity. Essays in Honour of John S. Holladay Jr
Published: Brill 2015
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description Figurines of rearing cobras made of clay have been found in Late Bronze Age settlements, military and administrative centers along the Mediterranean from Libya into the Levant. Over 700 fragments have are known so far, with more being discovered in excavations, particularly in Egypt's Delta region. This article provides an overview of the sites in which they are found, their form, and their likely function in religious cults.
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