Doctoral thesis

Mehet-ouret et les sept Propos créateurs

ContributorsBussien, Loriane
Defense date2015-04-18

Unlike other civilizations, the Egyptian cosmogony is not limited to one narrative. Among various modes of creation attested “verbal creation”, rare in Egypt, is mainly known for the god Ptah in Memphis. Nevertheless, there is a less common cosmogony using the same process which involves a goddess named Mehet-weret, enunciative of 7 creative words. The interest of this deity is that she has never been studied for herself. This research has helped identify and study all sources attesting this goddess and her creative words from the Old Kingdom to the Greco-roman period. A diachronic and thematic study of this deity has been proposed to try to better define her functions and her areas of action in the Egyptian pantheon.

  • Mythologie
  • Egyptienne
  • Mehet-ouret
  • Sept Propos créateurs
  • Djaisou
  • Cosmogonie
  • Ancien Empire
  • Moyen Empire
  • Nouvel Empire
  • Basse Epoque
  • Epoque gréco-romaine
Citation (ISO format)
BUSSIEN, Loriane. Mehet-ouret et les sept Propos créateurs. 2015. doi: 10.13097/archive-ouverte/unige:73290
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