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La Grande Ourse et les Constellations du Nord: Une Typologie

Arquier, Bernard


As a main constellation of the northern sky, Msḫtyw is depicted under various forms: foreleg on the coffins of the Middle Kingdom, bull, or composite figure. The aim of this paper is to study why one form or another is chosen, according to the place (tomb, royal or non royal, or temple) and according to the period.


Arquier, B. 2020. «La Grande Ourse et les Constellations du Nord: Une Typologie», JHIE 3: 1–10



Language: fr

Submitted on 2016-01-24; accepted on 2020-10-07


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