Table of contents for Swifter than the arrow : the golden hunting hounds of ancient Egypt / Michael Rice.


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Illustrations * Acknowledgements * Preface * Map: Ancient Egypt; sites mentioned in the text * Chronology * Preface : Canines and Ancient Egypt * Wolf to Dog to Hunting Hound * The Golden Hounds of Egypt * The Beloved Companion * Swifter than the Arrow: the Hound in the Hunt * Egyptian Hounds, Golden Jackals and the Hounds of the Mediterranean islands * The Canine Gods: i. Perceptions of the Divine, ii Anubis, iii Khentiamentiu, iv Wepwawet, v Set, vi The Survival of the Gods * Tail-End * Appendix : Dogs named in the text * Glossary * Bibliography * Notes and References * Index

Illustrations * Acknowledgements * Preface * Map: Ancient Egypt; sites mentioned in the text * Chronology * Preface : Canines and Ancient Egypt * Wolf to Dog to Hunting Hound * The Golden Hounds of Egypt * The Beloved Companion * Swifter than the Arrow: the Hound in the Hunt * Egyptian Hounds, Golden Jackals and the Hounds of the Mediterranean islands * The Canine Gods: i. Perceptions of the Divine, ii Anubis, iii Khentiamentiu, iv Wepwawet, v Set, vi The Survival of the Gods * Tail-End * Appendix : Dogs named in the text * Glossary * Bibliography * Notes and References * Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hounds -- Egypt -- History.
Hunting dogs -- Egypt -- History.
Dogs -- Egypt -- History.
Egypt -- Antiquities.