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The god Osiris with her son Horus,
falcon-headed, and a king  A12

20th dynasty?, 1186-1069 BC
Granite

H. 1.34 m. , L. 0.78 m.

Sully Room 12

The reigning pharaoh was considered a god,

and not merely as their representative.

He was the incarnation of
the falcon-headed god Horus,
the successor of Osiris.

Pharaoh's word was law, then we can better
understand the difficulty of the task entrusted

to Moses. - Exodus 5:1,2.

The reigning pharaoh was considered a god

See also, Hymn to Osiris             showcase room 13 C 286 9

It is one of the oldest Egyptian texts to make specific allusions to the legend of Osiris. This very popular god of the dead symbolizes the cycle of vegetation that dies in the waters of the Nile and rebirth after drop. This idea of renewal allows the figure of Osiris to become guarantor of the resurrection of souls in the afterlife. Osiris was identified with the Greek god Dionysus and the Babylonian god Tammuz.  AR6

The Apis bull, the incarnation of the god Osiris

The bull Apis N 390

Reign of Nectanebo I?
(379-361 BC), 30th Dynasty

Serapeum Saqqara

originally painted limestone

This statue was discovered in

a chapel located on the long processional way leading to the catacombs of Apis.

 
 
During his lifetime, the Apis bull was kept in Memphis and worshiped as the incarnation of the god Osiris. It is sometimes associated with the god Ptah. A national mourning was declared on his death. This certainly influenced the idolatrous Israelites who succumbed to the worship of the golden calf. - Psalm 106:19, Acts 7:39-41.

According to Herodotus, the Egyptians were the most religious of men. Each town had its local deity who carried the title "master of the city." This pantheon of over 500 different Egyptian gods clearly bears the stamp of a Babylonian heritage.
 
 

Institution Carthusian   inv 8087

The second room 2 Le Sueur Sully

 
The distinction between priests and layman
is another trace of
the Chaldean system. AE55
 
Priests of Osiris were distinguished by
the tonsure on their heads. AE56
 

We understand better the order given to
the Jewish priests not to make shave
their heads bold (Leviticus 21:5).

The use of the tonsure in Church
was abolished in 1972.

It is a ritual similar in Buddhism. AE57

 Tonsure, not only in Egypt

Such coincidences exist all over and are most disconcerting. According to the Egyptologist Ch. Desroches Noblecourt, ‘the successors of St. Peter did may have borrowed the old Egyptian ritual'. AE58

In fact, many of the characteristics of different religions, Christian or not, can be explained by a common origin Babylonian. AE59
 

 





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