Ancient tombs predating egypt


25-Oct-2019 22:26

The gods who had fashioned the soul and created the world consistently watched over the people of Egypt and heard and responded to, their petitions.

A famous example of this is when Ramesses II was surrounded by his enemies at the Battle of Kadesh (1274 BCE) and, calling upon the god Amun for aid, found the strength to fight his way through to safety.

An individual’s name was considered of such importance that an Egyptian’s true name was kept secret throughout life and one was known by a nickname.

Knowledge of a person’s true name gave one magical powers over that individual and this is among the reasons why the rulers of Egypt took another name upon ascending the throne; it was not only to link oneself symbolically to another successful pharaoh but also a form of protection to ensure one’s safety and help guarantee a trouble-free journey to eternity when one’s life on earth was completed.

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1600 BCE) is the oldest work on surgical techniques.

From this original act of creative energy came all of the known world and the universe.

It was understood that human beings were an important aspect of the creation of the gods and that each human soul was as eternal as that of the deities they revered.

Atop this hill stood the great god Atum who spoke creation into being by drawing on the power of Heka, the god of magic.

Heka was thought to pre-date creation and was the energy which allowed the gods to perform their duties.

Glass working, metallurgy in both bronze and gold, and furniture were other advancements of Egyptian culture and their art and architecture are famous world-wide for precision and beauty.