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  Topic: Book of the Dead
Djehtinefer

Replies: 60
Views: 45443

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 8:21 pm   Subject: Book of the Dead
The Book of the Dead


The Book of the Dead is the modern name for ancient Egyptian manuscripts containing compositions drawn from a repertoire of about 190 individual 'chapters' or ‘spells’. T ...
  Topic: SENET
Djehtinefer

Replies: 11
Views: 7354

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2004 10:01 am   Subject: SENET
Yes several places sell Senet

http://w2.amideast.org/pubs_one/product.asp?sku=PUBS0131

http://www.kumquat.com/cgi-kumquat/funagain/13893

Senet for Windows - http://www.xmission.com/~psneeley/ ...
  Topic: 1st dynasty Pyramids
Djehtinefer

Replies: 5
Views: 4898

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:05 am   Subject: 1st dynasty Pyramids
It could be that they were talking about King Enezib (Anedjib), the interior of the superstructure of his mastaba tomb at Saqarra was found to contain a second structure concealed within the first. T ...
  Topic: Egyptian astronomy questions
Djehtinefer

Replies: 17
Views: 15504

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2004 12:30 pm   Subject: Egyptian astronomy questions
“The sky is clear, Sothis lives, because I am a living one, the son of Sothis and the Two Enneads have cleansed themselves for me in Ursa Minor, the imperishable.” (Utterance 302, The king becomes ...
  Topic: Saqqara
Djehtinefer

Replies: 10
Views: 6030

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2004 10:31 am   Subject: Saqqara
There was also the Stepped Pyramid of Djoser designed by Imhotep.
  Topic: Nubians / God's Wife of Amun
Djehtinefer

Replies: 3
Views: 5869

PostForum: Nubia   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2004 6:57 pm   Subject: Nubians / God's Wife of Amun
There is quite a useful book called The Black Pharaohs by Robert G Morkot
  Topic: Gods and Goddesses of Egypt
Djehtinefer

Replies: 21
Views: 15541

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2004 11:21 pm   Subject: Gods and Goddesses of Egypt
The third of the three major Old Kingdom cosmogonies is the Hermopolitan creation myth of Hermopolis. This provides a whole set of creation myths which are variations on a theme. There is not one su ...
  Topic: Ancient Egypt's legacy to modern society?
Djehtinefer

Replies: 26
Views: 16416

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2004 3:17 pm   Subject: Ancient Egypt's legacy to modern society?
Alomsit forgot about the similarities between the Hymn to Aten and Pslam 104.
  Topic: Ancient Egypt's legacy to modern society?
Djehtinefer

Replies: 26
Views: 16416

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:43 pm   Subject: Ancient Egypt's legacy to modern society?
Actually there are several versions of the creation myth, the use of the 'divine word' (logos) in creation comes from the Memphite creation myth.

The Memphite theology is perhaps the one cosmology ...
  Topic: Ancient Egypt's legacy to modern society?
Djehtinefer

Replies: 26
Views: 16416

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2004 11:53 pm   Subject: Ancient Egypt's legacy to modern society?
Well I'd add the Poll Tax (first invented by the Ancient Egyptians), someone has already mentioned the scientific and systematic study of medicine and the hippocratic oath. The Edwin Smith Papyrus, s ...
  Topic: Use of drugs in ancient Egypt?
Djehtinefer

Replies: 18
Views: 19600

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2004 7:10 pm   Subject: Use of drugs in ancient Egypt?
I also found this info which was a transcript of a UK TV program:

EQUINOX - Channel 4 - 8 September 1996: The Mystery of the Cocaine Mummies

Transcript of the video: The Mystery of the Cocaine M ...
  Topic: Use of drugs in ancient Egypt?
Djehtinefer

Replies: 18
Views: 19600

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2004 7:07 pm   Subject: Use of drugs in ancient Egypt?
The only reference to any sort of use of psychotropic drugs I could find in any of the books I have was in the following:

Anteme, Ruth Schumann and Rossini, Stephane (2001) Sacred Sexuality in Anci ...
  Topic: Djed of Osiris question
Djehtinefer

Replies: 10
Views: 8907

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2003 3:17 pm   Subject: Djed of Osiris question
The Djed Pillar is associated with Ptah, Sokar and Osiris, and is a hieroglyphic sign translated as meaning stability. As for the sections in the lower half of the djed pillar, this as far as I can r ...
  Topic: Bast or Bastet
Djehtinefer

Replies: 26
Views: 21945

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2003 11:21 pm   Subject: Bast or Bastet
In George Harts Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddeses he writes her name as Bastet. The Gods of Ancient Egypt by Pascal Vernus and Erich Lessing also concur with Bastet; as does Rosalie David in R ...
  Topic: chit chat
Djehtinefer

Replies: 43
Views: 38532

PostForum: Travel   Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2003 9:03 am   Subject: chit chat
Well, I haven't been to Eypt yet either. But my partner and I are going to remedy that. We are going to Egypt in Dec (19th - 2nd Jan), so we are really looking forward to it. The trip we have booke ...
 
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