The conference about the God’s Wives of Amun in Egypt during the First Millenium BC “Prayer and Power, organized by the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster will take place on 25-27 June 2015, in Münster (Germany).

The conference will focus on the heyday of the institution of the God’s Wives, the influence and power of these women, as well as their social and economic context. It combines contributions from current research on the God’s Wives of Amun in the Third Intermediate Period as well as the early Late Period in Egypt. Individual personalities as well as the influence of femininity in general will be addressed. Moreover, questions concerning their artistic representation and their building activities will be discussed. The aim of the conference is to enhance dialogue about different religious, political and social
aspects of the God’s Wives of Amun and to shed light on this powerful institution.

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