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The god Khnum, accompanied by Heqet, in a relief from the mammisi (birth temple) at Dendera Temple complex. Source: Roland Unger/CC BY-SA 3.0

Beyond Fertility: Goddess Heqet’s Extensive Influence on Ancient Egypt

In ancient Egypt, the goddess Heqet reigned supreme as a symbol of fertility and childbirth. Heqet’s following spanned the ages, from the Old Kingdom to the Ptolemaic period, due to her impact on...
2000 Mummified Ram Heads found at the Temple of Ramesses II in Abydos. Credit: Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

Breaking: 2000 Mummified Rams Heads Found at Temple in Egypt!

An American archaeological mission has made a jaw-dropping discovery in the area of the Temple of King Ramesses II in Abydos , Egypt. The team unearthed over 2,000 mummified and decomposed ram heads...
Detail of Khnum, the ram-headed ancient Egyptian god. Source: PTimm/Deviantart

Khnum – Ancient Egypt’s Lord of the Land of Life

Who was Khnum? The oldest and most important deities in the Egyptian pantheon are often the most mysterious and lacking in scholarly information. They are old – so old - that they’re veiled in a mist...