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Neith/Net
Nit (Gr: Neith) Local goddess of Zau (Gr: Sais), known as early as the Predynastic and Early Dynastic Period when her influence probably was at its height. Earliest traces are her hieroglyph (crossed arrows on a shield) on a pole in front of the reed shrines...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Amunhotep/Son-of-Hapu
Amunhotep-son-of-Hapu was a courtier, who was employed as a royal scribe and "overseer of all the work of the king" in the reign of Amunhotep III (Dynasty XVIII). Later, in the Ptolemaic period, he was deified on account of his reputation for wisdom....
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Hathor/Het-Hert
Meaning "the House of Horus". In early times seen as the sky-goddess and mother of Horus, in the New Kingdom she was merged with Isis to become the same deity. Already in the Old Kingdom her cult center seems to have been in Dendera. During the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Isis/Aset
ISIS and ASET are really two different deities. When the worship of Isis rose, Aset had already been forgotten for hundreds of years, at this time only a small group of priests still knew how to read the hieroglyphs of the temple walls. Isis was more a Roman...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Path/Peteh
Ptah, Peteh, 'South of His Wall', 'The Ancient One', worshipped in Mennefer (Gr: Memphis) already in the early dynastic period, probably at first as the local patron of craftsmanship, his High Priest in Mennefer was titled 'Greatest of the controllers of...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Sokar/Sokher
Sokar, probably an earth and fertility god in early times. Later he developed into a mortuary deity, his cult center being near the necropolis of Mennefer (Memphis). He was depicted as a falcon headed human, showing his association to the king, and in the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part III: God's Home
The cult temple in ancient Egypt was more than a place of worship. It was the home of the god, it was believed the deity took up residence in the building and used it more or less for all those various purposes as humans did. It was the place he was given...
Religions >> Egyptian

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Criminal charges dismissed against mortuary owner accused of 'gross negligence'
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Pathankot attack: NIA team visits mortuary, takes pics of militants' bodies
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Getting mortuary waste message across in Gisborne
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GJA criticises publication of Okala mortuary photos
The Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has condemned the circulation of photos of comedian Bob Okala's remains in the media. Bob Okala died at dawn Sunday March 13, 2016 at the Koforidua Government Hospital in the ...
Hamilton mortuary owner charged with burglary
The owner of a Hamilton mortuary has been charged with felony burglary for allegedly breaking into the home of a woman he's known for several years. Ronald Edward Brothers, 48, of Hamilton appeared Wednesday before Ravalli County Justice Jennifer ...

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