Research Paper

Hair-offerings: an enigmatic Egyptian custom

Author: G. Tassie

  • Hair-offerings: an enigmatic Egyptian custom

    Research Paper

    Hair-offerings: an enigmatic Egyptian custom

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Abstract

The Egyptians did not record the reasons that lay behind the offering of hair. Using an holistic approach, which combines both ethnographic and ethnohistoric evidence, insights may be gained into the ancient remains of these rituals and practices.

Keywords: offerings, Egypt, hair, ethnography

How to Cite:

Tassie, G., (1996) “Hair-offerings: an enigmatic Egyptian custom”, Papers from the Institute of Archaeology 7, p.59-67. doi: https://doi.org/10.5334/pia.94

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15 Nov 1996
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