The representatives of ancient civilizations had associated their gods and goddesses with various natural phenomena trying to explain them first of all and learning how to live in harmony with them, and Egyptians were no exclusion. In general, Egyptian pantheon would look stereotypical for those acquainted with the myths of the other ancient and medieval societies. However, there are certain...
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Supposed to be gods’ descendants or incarnations, ancient Egyptian pharaohs were revered as divine creatures, and there was nothing worse for a person than to make his god angry. The glorious Egyptian kingdom we know started with a king and came to its decay with a queen fighting hard to save it, but finally conceding under the pressure of more...
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Egyptian Jackal God of Death

Posted 31.10.2018
“There is no reason to be afraid of death,” – ancient Egyptians would say to their descendants. They believed that life was preparation for afterlife, and was quite a short period of time comparing to that of the eternity afterwords. No wonder, much importance was paid to the rites linked with mummification, funeral and burial, and there were so many...
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Mysterious All Seeing Amun Ra

Posted 16.10.2018
The Obsessive Cult The cult of Amun was born in the village of Thebes, that, with the course of time, grew into an important metropolis during the Middle Kingdom turning into the capital of Upper Egypt. Thus Amun became the main god in Thebes Triad that also included his wife Mut, the vulture goddess, and their child Khonsu, god of...
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