The long awaited volume of articles inspired by the Demon Things conference is now out! It has been released as a special volume of the Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections. The print publication is also now available through Amazon and other outlets.
To tempt you, here is the table of contents:
Szpakowska, Kasia, ed. 2020. Demon Things: Ancient Egyptian Manifestations of Liminal Entities. Tucson: Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 25.
Introduction Kasia Szpakowska 1-4
Disease Demons in Mesopotamia and Egypt: Sāmānu as a Case Study Suzanne Beck 20-33
The Anatomy of a Coffin Text Demon Zuzanna Bennett 34-45
Liminal Deities in the Borderlands: Bes and Pataikos in Ancient Nubia Erin E. Bornemann, Stuart Tyson Smith 46-61
The BAw of Taweret: Vindictiveness (and Forgiveness) of the Hippopotamus Goddess Sabrina Ceruti 61-77
MnH, “The Butcher” and Lord of the Butcher Demons Amr Gaber 78-95
Liminal Sources of Dangerous Powers: A Case of the Black Ram Nika Lavrentyeva, Ekaterina Alexandrova 107-115
Baba and the Baboon Demons Rita Lucarelli 116-127
A Particular Depiction of Anubis from the Tomb of the Sculptor Nakhtamun (TT 335): Is Anubis a Demon? Arnaud Quertinmont 159-168
The Maned Hippopotamus at Lahun: Identifying Homes and Names Stephen Quirke, Campbell Price 169-180
The Slaughterers: A Study of the xA.tyw as Liminal Beings in Ancient Egyptian Thought Danielle Sass 181-200
Ghosts and Ancestors in a Gender Pespective Renata Schiavo 201-212