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    Divine Pharaohs

    One of the strongest traditions in ancient Egyptian life was Divine Kingship. This was the belief that the Pharaoh (King) didn’t just hold the title...

    The Importance of the Afterlife

    Ancient Egyptians loved life, but their life expectancy reached only 40 years old at best. They wanted their lives to continue beyond death, and strongly...

    Ancient Egypt Creation Myths

    Religion influenced nearly every aspect of the ancient Egyptians’ lives. As it was very important to them, they were bound by tradition and unwilling...

    Ancient Egyptian Mummies

    Alongside the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, when we think of ancient Egypt, we immediately summon an image of an eternal mummy, swathed in bandages....

    Ancient Egypt’s Cults And Temples

    Cults were sects dedicated to serving one deity. From the Old Kingdom onwards, priests were usually the same sex as their god or goddess....

    The Central Role Of The Afterlife

    The average life expectancy of ancient Egyptians was approximately 40 years. While they undoubtedly loved life, ancient Egyptians wanted their lives to continue beyond...

    Facts About Religion In Ancient Egypt

    Religion in ancient Egypt permeated every facet of society. Ancient Egyptian religion combined theological beliefs, ritual ceremonies, magical practices and spiritualism. Religion’s central role in everyday...

    Religious Rituals In Ancient Egypt

    For most of ancient Egypt’s history, it observed a polytheistic form of religious worship. With 8,700 gods and goddesses, people were allowed to venerate any...

    Ancient Egyptian Temples

    The ancient Egyptians led a rich theological life. With 8,700 deities in their pantheon, religion played a central part in both their society and...

    The Ancient Egyptian Religion Making a Comeback in the Modern World

    Ancient Egypt exercises a powerful hold over modern imaginations, conjuring images of gilded pharaohs, towering pyramids, and stunning hieroglyphics. Historians and archaeologists have, over the...