A compact guide to the gods and symbols of ancient Egypt, their interpretation, their significance and their cults
Manfred Lurker was the founder of the international Bibliography on symbolism, iconography and mythology. He has written wisely on symbols and is considered an authority.
'Should certainly help to awaken an interest in the most fascinating of ancient civilizations' - Antiquity
'Sufficiently entertaining and mangeable to be read straight through . . . many curious questions are answered' - British Museum Society
'Sound and concise' - Joint Association of Classical Teachers Bulletin