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THE JOURNEY INTO ETERNITY: EGYPT
 

An Eternal Body
Egyptian tomb interior, detail. Photo by Scott Noegel. Courtesy of the Burke Museum.














In ancient Egypt, Osiris was god of the underworld and fertility. In this dual role he represented both rebirth and resurrection. He was killed and dismembered by his jealous brother Seth, and reborn in a new eternal body when his sister-wife, Isis, reunited and mummified his remains. Isis was aided by Anubis, god of embalming.

Raise Yourself. You have not died.
Your life force will dwell with you forever.

Tomb of Pipi I, 2300 BC

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