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The Naos of Amasis - Palma

Marco Zecchi
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The Naos of Amasis - Palma
Marco Zecchi

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a monument for the reawakening of Osiris
The naos AM 107 of the Museum of Antiquities of Leiden was built by king Amasis in the VIth century BC, a period that saw an intense production of monolithic shrines. Despite its not impressive dimensions, however, the naos of Leiden stands out for its originality. What is particularly interesting about this monument is that its distinctiveness is strictly connected to the nature of its recipient.

Amasis dedicated the naos to Osiris Hemag, one of the most important and enigmatic Osirian forms of the first millennium BC. Osiris Hemag represents Osiris in a crucial moment of his existence, his reawakening. It was precisely this aspect of the god that strongly influenced both the shape and the decoration of the naos, creating a unique effect: indeed, this is the only Egyptian naos showing on his surfaces groups of guardian-deities who had the task to protect the body of Osiris and to assist him in his rebirth and rejuvenation.

This naos is not only a shrine housing a statue of Osiris Hemag, but it is also a monument conveying a new definition of the god and ideas concerning his rebirth.


Contents:

PREFACE
LIST OF FIGURES
ABBREVIATIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY

I NAOS AM 107: FROM EGYPT TO LEIDEN

II DESCRIPTION OF THE NAOS
1. The architecture
2. The decoration
3. Some palaeographic and stylistic observations

III THE NAOI OF AMASIS
1. The naoi
2. The damnatio memoriae
3. The decorations
4. The recipients: Osiris and the others

IV THE ROLE OF THE NAOS
1. The recipient of the naos: Osiris Hemag
2. The dedicatory text
3. Great gods, small gods: divine beings in action
4. Naoi at Kom el-Ahmar

Indices
1 Deities
2 Deities (in transliteration)
3 Royal names
4 Egyptian personal names
5 Names of buildings and places
6 Museum Collections
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  • ISBN: 9789088907951
  • Auteur: Marco Zecchi
  • Serie: Palma
  • Uitgave: Sidestone Press
  • Jaar van uitgave: 2019
  • Taal: Engels
  • Illustraties: Ja
  • Bladzijden: 146
  • Afm.: 211 x 279 x 12 mm
  • Gewicht: 641 gr
  • Artikelnummer: 70524624
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