Egypt Hatshepsut - Egypt The Middle and New Kingdoms Focus on Temple Complexes and Hatshepsut Quick overview of Egyptian Pantheon Isis and Osiris

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Egypt: The Middle and New Kingdoms Focus on Temple Complexes and Hatshepsut
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Quick overview of Egyptian Pantheon Isis and Osiris: Married gods Osiris is the King of Egypt, is killed and dismembered by his jealous brother Seth, and Isis has to gather up all his bits and put him back together again.
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Isis accomplishes this with the help of the Jackal-headed god Anubis, who is appropriately in charge of embalming procedures
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Book of the Dead: Spells and procedures to ensure everlasting life for the Pharaoh
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The pharaoh is often shown as talking to Osiris or sometimes taking the place of Osiris. Statues of the king as a mummy are called “osiride” statues. Seti I and Osiris
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Isis is worshipped as a deity of fertility, motherhood, and love
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After Osiris gets put back together again, he and Isis have a divine son, Horus, often shown as a falcon and as an aspect of the Pharaoh. Horus as protector of the Pharaoh
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Egyptian Symbols: Many symbols for the king are related to Horus or Osiris
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Other Gods and Goddesses: Thoth (writing) and Hathor (love)
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Middle Kingdom c. 1975-1640 BCE Dynasties 11 and 12
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Head of Senusret III, 17 ¾” high, 12 th Dynasty, c. 1938-1755 BCE
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Rock Cut Tombs in Beni Hasan, 12 th Dynasty, c. 1938- 1755 BCE
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Model of a house and garden from the tomb of Meketre, Deir el-Bahri, 11 th Dynasty, c. 2125-2055 BCE
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Model of a granary, tomb of Meketre, 11 th Dynasty
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Shabti with Offerings from the tomb of Meketre
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Shabti Figures
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Stele of Amenemhat I, painted limestone, 11 x 15”, 12 th Dynasty
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Pectoral of Senusret II, 3 ¼” long, 12 th Dynasty, found in the tomb of Princess Sithathoryunet, el-Lahun
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Middle Kingdom
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course AHS 195 taught by Professor K.koblik during the Fall '10 term at Diablo Valley College.

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Egypt Hatshepsut - Egypt The Middle and New Kingdoms Focus on Temple Complexes and Hatshepsut Quick overview of Egyptian Pantheon Isis and Osiris

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