Ancient Egyptian religion is based on the worship of nature, they believe that some animals are the image of God.
Ancient Egyptian religion is based on the worship of nature. Unspoken natural phenomena are believed to have been caused by the divine. The power of God is manifested in various forms. Humans are just a part of creation, and both wild and domesticated animals may be divinely shaped. Even if these animals were humanized in human form, their heads often retained their original animal shape. (As the right picture)
?The Greek historian Herodotus (5th century AD) describes the Sobek animal, the crocodile’s worshiped case: “In some parts of Egypt, the crocodile is a kind of animal, and the center of crocodile worship is Fayence (Fayum), where they raise a crocodile in a pond and tame it, and then wears jewelry for them. Of course the god crocodile eats very well and takes care of the divine law. Buried in the coffin. ”
Tudor God of wisdom Thoth animal is heron and baboon. Heron mummy is a tribute to Thoth. The most attentive herons, mummies, and wooden stickers have their heads crowned. Bird mummies are usually placed in pots or wooden coffins. Thousands of bird mums are piled up in the tomb of sacred animal near the temple.
Buster is a goddess, in the form of a cat or lion (on a ferocious side). Cats are generally loved and are pets of every household. Cats were also made after the mummy, burial in accordance with the ceremony. The bronze statue of a cat is the most common sacrifice dedicated to the god of Bast.
Falcon mummy and maskEagle in ancient Egyptian culture has a special status. The eagles fly high in the sky and are closer to the sun than all, so the eagles become avatars of Re. The sun with hawk wings became the most common symbol of ancient Egypt. Needless to say, the eagles are often made into mummies (pictured above) and are heavily buried under the ceremony.
Anubis Anubis, the god of mums, originated from the wolf cult. Later, the dog was also accepted as an avatar of Anubis. The mummy became a sacrifice dedicated to Anubis.
Bulls worship is also very popular, the most famous is the sacred cow of Apis in Memphis. Apsaras sacred cow’s body has a special pattern, is the symbol of Ptah (Ptah). When the original sacred cow of Apsis passed away, a young bull born at the time with the same pattern on his body was chosen as the sacred cow of Apsis. The inauguration and funeral of the New Sacramento are a national event.