My friend Devo has written a summary of how the ancient Kemetic priesthood operated, and some comparison on how priesthood is handled now, on The Twisted Rope blog: Kemetic Priesthood: Then and Now. She’ll do a post later with her ideas … Continue reading →
I’ve started a second website/blog called shrinebeautiful.com, Enspiring, Enchanting Sacred Spaces- Altars and Shrines from Many Pagan Paths. Its goal is to go beyond being a photo collection, have people discuss the “why” and “how,” and categorize each shrine by path(s), … Continue reading →
My friend Sarduriur wrote a beautiful Prayer to Heqet for Healing on her blog, Shadows of the Sun. I forgot to mention in my #2 Heqet post that the hieroglyph for 100,000 is a tadpole. It further reinforces the “teeming with life” … Continue reading →
In part 1, I shared some photos of the Heqet statue in the Cleveland Museum of art. Now we’ll talk about some of her aspects. One of Heqet’s associations is with fertility, probably because of the large number of eggs … Continue reading →
As an update to Bes, the Little God. (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #3), I noticed that the Kalamazoo Valley Museum has this Bes standard. Presumably it would have been mounted on a pole and carried in procession.
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 →
If you’re visiting Cleveland, Ohio, the Cleveland Museum of Art has a nice Ancient Egyptian collection. One of the notable items is this statue of Heqet, reputed to be the largest in the world. She towers a full 15 cm … Continue reading →
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