June 30, 2014

The dissertation of Randy L. Shonkwiler entitled The Behdetite: A Study of Horus the Behdetite from the Old Kingdom to the Conquest of Alexander is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives. The study was completed in March 2014 for the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. It "is a study of Horus the Behdetite based on material dating prior to the construction of the god's famous temple at Edfu during the Ptolemaic Period."

Winged sun disk on the c eiling of a doorway of the temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu, Western Thebes (photo by Rozenn Bailleul- LeSuer)