Androgyny and Fecundity: Some Features of the Aegyptiaca around the Mediterranean

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The Aegyptiaca widespread throughout the Mediterranean region sometimes display androgynous traits. This paper reviews past research on the subject in both foreign Aegyptiaca and in Egyptian art, particularly of the New Kingdom and later, tracing it back to mythological meanings.

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Capriotti Vittozzi, G., (2017) “Androgyny and Fecundity: Some Features of the Aegyptiaca around the Mediterranean”, Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 15(1), p.33-41.

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Giuseppina Capriotti Vittozzi (National Research Council of Italy – Institute for Ancient Mediterranean Studies)

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