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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: New Kingdom
New Kingdom (ca 1580 -1085 bc.) The Hyksos people The so called 'Hyksos' invasion, which was most likely composed of several small groups of different people infiltrating the delta during the 13th Dynasty, meant the end of the Middle Kingdom. The Hyksos...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Amon, Amun, Imen, Primeval Creator God mentioned in the Pyramid Texts together with his wife Amanuet. Often called "The Hidden One" and associated with the invisible wind. Another name was "He who abides in all things", the ba of all...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Basics of Magick: The Use of Color in Magick
White | Silver | Grey | Pink | Red | Purple | Brown | Blue | Green | Yellow | Gold | Black In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles,...
Symbology >> Colorology
Mut is the mother of Khonsu and wife of Amun at Thebes. She can be traced back to the Middle Kingdom, but was probably worshipped earlier. She was depicted as a woman with a vulture skin on her head, together with the crown of Upper Egypt. Mut became the Eye...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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Finding Unexpected Refuge in Egypt
The sites of these legendary events still exist: visitors can swim in Cleopatra's Bath today, and see the ruins of the Temple of Amun. ... There on the mountainside, it was easy to imagine why the ancient Egyptians worshipped the sun god Ra.
He's a brick wall made of sexy Swiss mortar blessed by the almighty Amun-Ra. GET HYPE! And while you're trying to figure out a way to get past him BAM!
Egyptian temple tourists see the light in solar event
As the clock ticked closer to sunrise, eight more tourists appeared, huddling together in the morning chill to wait, like worshippers of Amun Ra, for a solar phenomenon.
Black Pharaohs: The Kings of Kush – Egypt's 25th Dynasty
Amenirdis I, the High Priestess of Amun, had enormous power; she was very wealthy and was the number one political advisor to five of the seven Egyptian Pharaohs of the 25th Dynasty. The Kings of ... Shebitku's name means “Enduring is the Soul of Ra.
The Cult of Amun
As they expanded their control of Nubia, the Egyptians built a number of temples to Amun, the largest of which stood at the foot of a holy mountain called Jebel Barkal.

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