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The Egyptian's beliefs in gods and goddesses reflected the importance of nature in their lives and every human activity. The Egyptian people thought that the forces of nature were controlled by differences deities. It was depended on the mood of deities, giving good harvests or causing crops to die. They also believed that the deities had the power of life and death over everyone Vision of Theophilus: The Book of the Flight of the Holy Family Into Egypt. E. 21 46, 56, 63, 64, 66, 88 evolutionism, cultural 3-6, 87-88, religion, values 12,18,19,24,6193,99,112 62, 68-69, 84, 88-96,101^, 107 exploitation 41, 52-54,59 Index expropriation (of land) 41 extended families, see family organization Eyre, Christopher 2,62 Fairservis, Walter 1-2 fallowing 30,31 family, family organization 9’17, 27,34-37,39-40,47,49,50,53, 56,57,62-64, 74,86,98,101 farmers, see peasants fasting 101 Fayyum 33 felines 86 feudalism 8,46,66 Fifth Sun (Aztec concept) 90-91, 94,105 First Dynasty (Egypt) 13,66,77,79 First Intermediate Period (Egypt) 74,108 floods, legendary 91,96 of rivers 4,30,103 food, distribution 70 production 9,28,36 see also agriculture forts, fortifications 9,31,47,50, 51, 75-77,80 Fourth Dynasty (Egypt) 40,64,81 Frankfort, Henri 4’25 Fried, Morton 6,49 funerary cults 42,43,77-81,83,96, 106,108 gardens 29-31 Geb (Egyptian god) 101 Geertz, Clifford 4 genealogies 34,35 general systems theory 14 gifts 54 Gilgamesh (Mesopotamian king) 76 Giza 12,52 gods, seedeities goldsmiths 59 governors 46,6546 grasshopper (king as) 86 grazing land 29‘30 Greece (classical) 8,12,37,52/ 75, 87,88,93 guards 49 guilds 68,71-73,83 Hammurabi (Babylonian king) 48 Han Dynasty (China) 8 heavens 86,89,90,94,99,100,103, 106,107 Hebrews 87 hegemony 13,32/41,60-62,74,83,84 Hekanakhte (Egyptian landowner) 27,35,45 herbivores 86 Herodotus I, 52 hierarchy (social) 10,11,21,37,46, 55,57,58,60,61,65,66,71-72, 110,111 historical particula~sm 2-4, 15-16, 28,44,110-12 history 3, 4,91 Hodder, Ian 15 Hoffman, Michael 1 Horus (Egyptian god) 101 houses 9,29,47-48,61,66,67,75,76 Huitzilopochtli (Aztec god) 90,94 human beings, destiny 97, 99, 102,105-8 mythical origins 105 as object of study 93 role 95-96,98,102 self-image 17,107-8 see also sacrifices, human humanities disciplines 2, 4 INDEX Inkawasi, Inti, panaqa, quipu, Tomebamba, toqrikey, Viracocha, yanacona Inkawasi (Inka town) 78 interments, general 98,106,108 royal 56, 62, 63, 76-78, 80-81, 98, 101,102 Inti (Inka sun god) 101 Ipuwer (Egyptian author) 74 irrigation 28-34,41,94,109 Islam 87, 96 Jacobsen, Thorkild 92 Judaism 87 justice 53 Kahun (Egyptian town) 47 Kemp, Barry J. 24, 25 Khafre (Egyptian king) 52 Khmer 14, 20, 81 Khufu (Egyptian king) 52 kings, kingship economic function 7,38, 39,4145,58,59,68-70, 72, 83,88,103 political function 5, 47-54,56, 57,62, 64-70, 72, 73, 76, 78, 79, 81,86,91,97 religious role 56, 79,91-93,96103,107 religious significance 81, 86,87, 97-108 role of dead kings 43,62,63,68, 77, 79, 80,100,106,107 substitute kings 100 terms for 18 see also coronation, interments, seclusion, succession kin terms 35-36, 37 kinship 8 see also family organization, panaqa hunchbacks, see dwarfs hunter-gatherer societies 5-6, 8, 16,17, 87 hydraulic theory of origin of civilization 33,34 Ibo32 idealism 23 ideology, see religion idiosyncratic variation 1, 2, 4-6,15, 16, 24-25, 28, 84-S6,108-11 see also cultural relativism, historical particularism Ife 62, 83 images (of gods) 96,104 Imhotep 75 immigrants 32 inb hdj see Memphis incarnations 88,93,97,100,101,104 see also trances incest 36, 63 indebtedness, see debtors India 20,95 individuals, see human beings Indus Valley civilization 15, 20 industrial civilizations 14, 55 inequality 7, 37, 53, 75 infield cultivation, see gardens inheritance 34-35,38,42,43,63, 64 see also succession Inkas, army 51 economy 39,68, 73 modem views concerning 15,24,25 political organization 24,63, 6566,106 religion, values 24,67-68,91, 101,106-7 settlement 10, 22, 29 social organization 35 subsistence 36 see also aclla, ayllu, Cuzco, Index labor-swapping 33 Lagash (Mesopotamian city) 70 land ownership 23,35,38-45,50,51, 57, 59, 63, 65, 68, 69, 73, 80, 84 see also sales of land law 17, 48, 56 see also legal codes, punishments, sumptuary laws least effort, principle of 75 legal codes 48 levee 30 Libya 13 lifestyles, see values lineages, see family organization literacy, see writing lugal (Mesopotamian term for king) 64 luxury goods, see status symbols m3't, see order Maisels, Charles 8 Manco Capac (Inka king) 101,106 manual labor 57-59,61 see also agricultural laborers markets 9,11,36,45,64,70,72,75,82 marriages 35,36,38,41,56,57,60-63 marshlands 30 Marx, Karl 53 materialism 16, 23,110 matrilineal descent 56 Mayas, decipherment of script 20 religion, values 89-91, 95-97, 100,106 settlement 9, 22, 29 subsistence 29, 31 meat 29 see also animals, domestic Medjay people 51 Memphis (Egyptian capital) 44, 77 Menes (Egyptian king) 77 Menkaure (Egyptian king) 52 mercenaries 51,60 merchants 55,58, 70-74 see also pochteca, trade Mesehti (Egyptian official) 51 Mesopotamia (ancient southern), army 49-50 economy 40, 42, 70, 71 modern views about 24 political organization 64-65 religion, values 48, 84, 88, 91-92, 94-96,100,103,104,106 settlement 9, 22, 30, 32,109 social organization 35,37, 61, 73 subsistence 30 see also lugal, Sumerians metallurgy 28,33, 67-68, 82, 83 metaphors 87, 95 middle class, see dependent specialists mining 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