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

Giuseppina Capriotti Vittozzi

Abstract


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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