Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Materia hieroglyphica: Containing the Egyptian Pantheon, and the Succession of the Pharaohs, From the Earliest Times, To the Conquest by Alexander, and Other Hieroglyphical Subjects

Malta: Published by the author, 1828. First edition. Written by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1797-1875), a pioneer Egyptologist, this work gives us the first classification of the Egyptian deities, in which the eight great gods are:

1) Amun-ra, or Amun-re
2) Kneph, or Nef
3) Ptah
4) Khem
5) Ra, Re, or Phre
6) Satis
7) Neith
8) Buto

The author classifies also twelve gods of the second order:

1) Joh (god of the moon)
2) Justice (Daughter of Ra)
3) Geb, Saturn (Parents of Osiris, who was of the third order of deities)
4) Netpe, Rhen (Parents of Osiris, who was of the third order of deities)
5) Toses (Daughter of Ra)
6) Tufnet (Daughter of Ra)
7) Gom, Hercules
8) Goddess (Daughter of Ra)
9) Hathor
10) Maut
11) Goddess (Daughter of Ra)
12) Aselepius (Son of Ptah). `. Item #40013

Price: $2,000.00

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