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Egypt. Egyptian Religion. Religion guided EVERY aspect of Egyptian life! Trends in Egyptian Mythology/Religion Polytheistic o/ 2000 Gods! Gods were Anthropomorphic Part animal part human Strongly influenced by tradition! . Egyptian Religion Continued…. The Horus King

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Egypt


Egyptian Religion

  • Religion guided EVERY aspect of Egyptian life!

  • Trends in Egyptian Mythology/Religion

    • Polytheistic

      • o/ 2000 Gods!

    • Gods were Anthropomorphic

      • Part animal part human

  • Strongly influenced by tradition!


Egyptian Religion Continued…

  • The Horus King

    • Pharaohs considered living form of Horus

    • Job to maintain order (Ma’at) on earth by issuing laws of Gods


Belief in the Afterlife

  • Focused on afterlife more than any other ancient society.

  • To achieve rebirth needed to unite souls with body

  • Egyptians believed the soul had 3 parts

    • “ba” the soul “personality”

    • “ka” the double of the person

    • “akh” represented the form of dead in the after life (union of ba and ka)

  • Mummification was crucial!


Mummification


Early Mummification


Mummification as we know it today


The Steps…


Canopic Jars


Wow , What a Great Job!!


Recreating the Ancient Mummification Process


Mummies Around the World


Bogs


Bog Bodies


Bog Bodies


Bog Bodies


Reconstructed Bog Bodies

Yde Girl


South AmericanMummies


China’s Mummies


Italian Catacomb Mummies


Pompeii Mummies


AIDS Mummy in Thailand


Looks that Last


Modern Mummification: Plastination


Modern Mummification: Plastination Continued…


Modern Mummification: Plastinationand Controversy…


Stine in 10 Years? 


Egyptian Funeral


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