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Unformatted text preview: Son of the sky goddess, Nut and earth god Geb, Osiris was a legendary ruler of Egypt and god of the underworld. In a famous myth, Osiriss brother, Set, killed him and hacked his body into 14 pieces. Set spread the 14 pieces all over Egypt. Isis, Osiriss sister and wife found all of the pieces of Osiriss body throught Egypt. In one version of the story, Isis miraculously reincarnates her brother after collecting the pieces of his body. In another version, she buries all of the pieces of his body and makes each burial a sacred place. 2 1 Tereus." Encyclopdia Britannica. 2007. Encyclopdia Britannica Online. 18 June 2007 <http://www.search.eb.com/eb/article-9071756>. 2 Osiris. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 200104. www.bartleby.com/65/....
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