Catalogue of an Exhibition of Ancient Egyptian Art (Classic

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The master of the house had his own chair, called a dais, that atop a raised platform. This art shows all different kinds of divine, or holy, creatures including the pharaoh, who was thought to be a god. That was another area where ritual elements were present to such a marked degree that the whole institution has been called “ritualized friendship.” The same aristocrats who drank and heard poetry together inside their own communities naturally expected to find comparable groups inside other states.

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Publisher: Forgotten Books (June 11, 2012)

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