101b: Successful Statues (with Dr. Campbell Price)

The Man Who Became a God.


In this episode we look at the divine statues of Amunhotep son of Hapu(c.1370 BCE) and how they helped him become a god. With me for this episode is Dr. Campbell Price, Curator of Egypt and Sudan at the Manchester Museum, University of Manchester. Dr. Price is an expert on non-royal statues and religion and he generously agreed to discuss these topics with me. The result was a wonderful interview, that I think you'll really enjoy!


Chapter Times:

00:00 Prologue,

02:47 Episode Intro,

04:00 Amuhotep Son of Hapu as a god,

08:00 Pilgrims to Amunhotep Hapu's statues,

14:45 Campbell Price Interview (Part 1),

27:07 Campbell Price Interview (Part 2),

47:40 Summary and Conclusion,

49:07 Epilogue.


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