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    Ancient Egypt Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians went about their normal lives. And they, like many people today, had a religion they practiced. But how did their religion play a part in culture? Their Religion… The Ancient Egyptians’ religion was polytheistic, meaning they worshiped many, many gods. In the early times of their religion, each town had its own god, along with a number of minor gods. Everyone worshiped these town gods, not just the inhabitants of the town. And as a…

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    Art has affected religion for centuries in every culture. Furthermore, it displayed what the artist thoughts and ideas were. Ancient Egypt is a great example of historical art. The Egyptians used art to communicate not only with the living but also the dead. To do this they used sculptures, reliefs, paintings, symbolism, and more. One of the most common ways to show artistic ability in Ancient Egypt was to carve sculptures and reliefs. Sculptures and reliefs were one of the few forms of art…

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    What role did mummification play in Egyptian religion and what role did it play in the development of Egyptian medicine? Mummification allowed for the Ancient Egyptians to preserve the house for the soul (the body) and travel to the Afterlife. While, embalming the body Egyptians learned a great deal about anatomy and how the body works and functions enabling them to gain medicinal knowledge. Religion Religion was an important part of the mummification process. Most of those who were…

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    In Pompeii, religion shows an influence Egyptian culture. In particular, the Egyptian goddess Isis, goddess of health, marriage and wisdom, had a notable presence in Pompeii. One of the most notable influences Isis and the Egyptian culture had on Pompeii was the Temple of Isis, erected in devotion to her within the city. The temple was situated near the Large Amphitheatre in the Pompeiian Forum. Source A also shows the influence of Egyptian culture. It depicts a marble statue of Isis, found in…

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    represented an aspect of the world.(Barrow, Mandy. “Ancient ) Gods were important to Egyptians not only in life, but also in death. Gods represented many aspects in nature, provided for humans and served as means of keeping the old kingdom unified, but they also judged humans’ souls and guided them through their life after death. Without the gods, Egyptian history as we know it would be incredibly different. Egyptian gods had a strong effect on daily life in Egypt, from explaining things in…

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    it is no surprise that the statues were made in their honor. There are many varying reasons behind the construction of these statues. Because they were royalty, a statue dedicated for them would last forever and solidify their place in history. Egyptians also believed that kings and queens were sent from the gods. Furthermore, it allows the subjects to worship them and remember them. It appears that both artists used similar techniques. Aside from the different clothing that both royal women…

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    worship of a superhuman controlling power. The Egyptians worshipped many gods. Their choice of worship was always influenced by tradition or formality. Art symbolism was a promiscuous way of expression religious beliefs in ancient Egypt. The main god they worshipped was pharaoh the King of Egypt. The history of ancient Egyptian religion is rooted in Egypt’s prehistory and it lasted for 3,000 years. One of the most impregnable faith in ancient Egyptian life was Divine Kingship. This was…

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    Understanding Stonehenge

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    Stonehenge, located in Southern England, on the Salisbury plains is known by many. Stonehenge is a mysterious site that inspires various theories.The mystery of Stonehenge has made an impact on science and astronomy To begin with, people believe that the stones were crafted differently in various parts of the stone circle. In the text “Understanding Stonehenge” by Rossella Lorenzi visiters say they stay overnight to mark the summer solstice and to see the sunrise above the stones. Also…

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    ones’ journey to the afterlife, the most iconic and perhaps important of all is the weighing of the heart scene. Upon the passing of a member of the Egyptian elite many important rituals would take place including purification, mummification, and the opening of the mouth ceremony . Once buried the deceased would commence a journey through the ancient Egyptian underworld named Duat and subsequently enter the hall of judgment to declare innocence from wrongful deeds that may have tarnished the…

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    Canopic Jar

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    Canopic Jars 1.2.17 A Canopic Jar is part of the ancient Egyptian Mummification ritual, which was the process of preserving the vital body parts (heart, intestine, lungs and stomach.) The ancient Egyptians believed that by preserving a persons organs and body, you would therefore preserve their spirit. The organs are wrapped in resin soaked linen to help preserve them, The Jars are then placed in special places around a tomb, usually within Canopic chests (chests that contain more than one…

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