Kemetic Storytellers, Episode #01

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Wouldn’t it be great if there was a group of people who’d produce “radio dramas” of ancient Egyptian stories, and new ones set in Kemet? Well, there is! Here’s Episode #01 featuring Beauty and the Beak, and Bring the Flood. … Continue reading

The True Meaning of Moomas

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I’ve been writing about Jackal’s Eve, the fictional Kemetic holiday in which Wepwawet and Yinepu deliver gifts on the Night Before Moomas. Moomas is, of course, based on “The Establishment of the Celestial Cow,” which was a relatively unimportant holiday … Continue reading

Djehutymose- Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Coffin of Djehutymose

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is located on the University of Michigan campus, Ann Arbor, MI. and it’s well-worth a visit if you’re in the area. The Coffin of Djehutymose is one of the exhibits. He was a priest of … Continue reading

Cow Deities in Ancient Egypt? (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #6)

Hathor as Cow

auf deutsch: Kuhgestaltige Gottheiten in Ägypten (übersetzt von Sati) Cow deities. What in the world were those ancient Egyptians thinking? “Cow” doesn’t have many positive associations for us today: fat, ungainly, clumsy. “Bovine” means stupid, dull, inert, stolid, and sluggish. “Bull” … Continue reading

Bes, the Little God. (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #3)

Bes, the God of Protection

Bes, the God of Protection My friends Satsekhem and Shefytbast have already written ‘B’ posts on Bes, but he certainly deserves one more. Check them out if you haven’t read them yet. A Bes statue… Bes was one of the … Continue reading

Animal-Headed Deities (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #2)

Khnum, the Baaa of Ra

“… you dog-faced Egyptian swathed in linens, who are you my excellent fellow? How do you claim to be a god, you with your barking? And what’s the meaning of this spotted bull from Memphis being worshiped, giving oracles and … Continue reading

Kemetic Orthodox Dua- Beautiful Reunion

On June 22nd, the Kemetic Orthodox group celebrated the Feast of the Beautiful Reunion. In the original festival, the statue of Hethert took a 100-mile, four-day boat journey from Dendera to Edfu, to be reunited with Heru-Behdety. Descriptions of the … Continue reading