Heliopolis / Iunu

Heliopolis, known to the ancient Egyptians as Iunu, was one of three great cities and religious centres in ancient Egyptian culture – it is also the least known of these by a considerable degree.




Abd el-Galil, M. Shaker, M. & Raue, D.

1996 “Recent Excavations at Heliopolis”, Orientalia 65 (1996), pp.136-146.

Bickel, S. & Tallet, P.

1997 “La nécropole saïte d’Héliopolis”, BIFAO 97 (1997), pp.67-90.

Debono, F. & Mortenson, B.

1988 The Predynastic Cemetery at Heliopolis, Mainz-am-Rhein, 1988.

Hamada, A.

1938 “A Stele from Manshiyet es-Sadr”, ASAE 38 (1938), pp.217-230.

Jeffreys, David

1998 “The Topography of Heliopolis and Memphis: Some Cognitive Aspects”, in Stationen – Beiträge zur Kulturgeschichte Ägyptens, Rainer Stadelmann gewidmet, Mainz-am-Rhein, 1998, pp.63-71.

1999 “Joseph Hekekyan at Heliopolis”, in Leahy, A. & Tait, J. (eds), Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honour of H.S. Smith, London, 1999, pp.157-168.

Petrie, W.M. Flinders & McKay, E.

1915 Heliopolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa, [British School of Archaeology in Egypt 24], London, 1915.

Raue, Dietrich

1999 Heliopolis und das Haus des Re – Eine Prosopographie und ein Toponym im Neuen Reich, [Abhandlungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Kairo, Ägytpologische Reihe Band 16], Berlin, 1999.

Ricke, Herbert

1935 “Der ‘Hohe Sand’ in Heliopolis”, ZÄS 71 (1935), pp.107-111.

Saleh, A.

1981 Excavations at Heliopolis, volume I, Cairo, 1981.

1983 Excavations at Heliopolis, volume II, Cairo, 1983.

Yoyotte, J.

1954 “Prêtres et sanctuaires du nome héliopolite à la Basse Epoque”, BIFAO 54 (1954), pp.83-115.


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