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Heb-Sed festival. One of the oldest festivals of ancient Egypt, celebrated by the king after 30 years of rule and repeated every three years thereafter.

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and holding a flail) as well as running his Heb-Sed race 3 For a detailed discussion on the sign and its significance in the Heb-Sed race, see J.
King Den's Royal Jubilee Label (British Museum) King Den's name
holding a flail) as well as running his heb-sed race (between.
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heb sed. This ceremony was associated with a renewal of “royal potency and a reaffirmation of the king's divine descent and legitimacy.

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The ancient Egyptian jubilee or Heb Sed fell after a pharaoh had ruled for 30 years, and was repeated every three years thereafter. It was designed to reinvigorate the ruler, giving them a dose of strength and energy.

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Sed festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sed festival (also known as Heb Sed or Feast of the Tail) was an ancient Egyptian ceremony which was held to celebrate the continued rule of a pharaoh.
Heb-Sed (Egyptian feast) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Heb-Sed (Egyptian feast), one of the oldest feasts of ancient Egypt, celebrated by the king after 30 years of rule and repeated every 3 years thereafter.
The Ancient Egypt Site - Heb-Sed, the Royal Jubilee
Jul 21, 2009 The Heb-Sed jubilee to celebrate the reign of a king in Ancient Egypt.
Heb Sed a Royal Jubilee
The Sed-festival: Renewal of the kings Rule and Health
One of the most important festivals related to kingship was the heb sed Festival, also frequently referred to as the royal jubilee or simply the Sed-festival.

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