About this blog.

Opening of the Mouth ceremony. The image shows the two mourners, the priests and the table with all the tools utilised, included the foreleg of an ox. Painting from the tomb of Khonsu in Gourna. XIX Dynasty. Photo: www.osirisnet.net

Opening of the Mouth ceremony. The image shows the two mourners, the priests and the table with all the tools utilised. Painting from the tomb of Khonsu in Gourna. XIX Dynasty. Photo: http://www.osirisnet.net

Mourners, priests, mummies, gods…

All of them took part in the funerary ceremony of ancient Egypt, all of them contributed to the dead’s resurrection and all of them had a role in every rite.

But do we really know what they did? Who they were?

In this blog we will try to find the answers.

3 responses to “About this blog.

  1. Thank you for this fascinating site…and thank you for following my blog. I look forward to your further research.

    • Thanks for mentioning the blog in yours, and also four your kind words!!! I regularly post an article related to my researches on Egyptian funerary ceremony and mourning rites, so I guess we can share some information about Isis, the mourner par excellence!!!Regards

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