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Author(s): Sousa, Rogério
Title: Symbolism and meaning of solar heart amulets
Issue Date: 2012-09-29
Abstract: We present in this study a brief description of the main morphological and symbolic features of the solar heart amulet. Under this designation we consider the heart amulets that present a sun disk over the top of the object. Starting with a morphological description of these artefacts, we will also consider in this article the study of the artistic rendering of this particular type of heart amulets as a way to clarify its symbolism.
Subject: História do Egito
Amuleto - Egito
Coração - Simbologia
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Article/Chapter/Supplement: Achievements and problems of modern egyptology, 2009, p. 380-386
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FLUP - Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional

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