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Gold Bastet amulet inscribed for Pamay. Detail. Third Intermediate Period. 24th dynasty. 724–712 B.C. | The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Papyrus Paintings from the Book of the Dead Spell for bringing a ferry boat in the realm of the dead

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Prêtre vêtu d’une peau de guépard. Fac-similé du Livre des Morts sur papyrus d’Ani. EGYPTE, vers 1420 av. J.–C.

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Ancient Egypt. Sekhmet, goddess of fire, war, vengeance, menstruation, and medicine in ancient Egyptian religion. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert.

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Ra was the sun god. He was the most important god of the ancient Egyptians. The ancient Egyptians believed that Ra was swallowed every night by the sky goddess Nut, and was reborn every morning.

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Wenet the Swift One: Hare Goddess of Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the Egyptians' interaction with many deities who were believed to be present in, and in control of, the forces and elements of nature. The practices of Egyptian religion were efforts to provide for the gods and gain their favor. Formal religious practice centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt.

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