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Sekhmet, her consort Ptah and their son Nefertem made up the Memphite Triad. Her name meant "the mighty one" and she was associated with war and appropriate retaliation and was said to have an awesome appeareance, her weapons being arrows 'with...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
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The sacred symbol of the Djed pillar
Other accounts associate the djed with the falcon god of the Memphite necropolis, Seker, then with the Memphite patron god of craftsmen Ptah. Ptah is sometimes referred to as “the noble djed.
The Abydos King List is a trove of information, preserving the identities of
While the list is highly valuable due to the names it provides, it is not comprehensive, and highly favors the Memphite kings. Of the three rival kingdoms, Memphis, Thebes, and Herakleopolis, Memphite kings are highly favored in the list, none of the ...
Egyptian scholar fights archaeological looting with exposure on social media
MONICA HANNA: For example, one time, I was shot at in Dahshur in the archaeological site, in the Memphite Necropolis. The looters there started shooting in the air while I was driving because they saw that I was taking photographs.
Interpreting the Abraham Facsimiles
Also see Shanna Kennedy-Quigley, “Ptolemaic Translation and Representation: The Hellenistic Sculptural Program of the Memphite Sarapieion,” in Evolving Egypt: Innovation, Appropriation and Reinterpretation, ed. John Gee and Kerry Muhlestein (Oxford: ...
Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis?
papers on Alexander's tomb says that in the recently discovered Greek tomb might be buried the mother of Alexander the Great. The recently discovered sphinxes guarding the entrance to the Lion Tomb beneath the great mound at Amphipolis in Macedonia ...

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