Moomas Link: And there were stars: How a time out turned into the nighttime sky A timely article on The Establishment of the Celestial Cow, by Rev. Tamara Siuda. Check it out!
Kemetic Storytellers, Episode #01
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. Both modern re-tellings of the story of the Celestial Cow. Related articles The True Meaning…
The True Meaning of Moomas
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 in ancient Egypt. The Rev. Siuda has written a blog entry about Moomas, which she…
Yinepu Is Coming to Town! Moomas fun!
Yinepu is Coming to Town! Oh… you better not cause the children to cry. You better not steal, I’m tellin’ you why: Yinepu is coming to town! He’s adjusting the scales, with a feather of Ma’at, He’s gonna find out if your heart’s good or not. Yinepu is coming to town!
Djehutymose- Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
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 Heru and Hethert at Edfu, lived during the Saite period, and died around 600 BCE….
Cow Deities in Ancient Egypt? (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #6)
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” can have positive masculine associations, but also means destructive and angry. “Bull in a china…
Bes, the Little God. (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #3)
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 most popular gods in ancient Egypt. It seems like his image was in every home,…