Introduction

Introduction
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In ancient Egypt, gods and goddesses had specific roles in the journey of the dead to the afterlife, just as symbols of the gods had a role in the ceremonies and rituals of the living. Egyptians believed that many gods bore animal traits, so gods were often represented either as animals or as part animal, part human. Egyptian art is full of images of these divine beings, on which ancient Egyptians relied to protect them from the many dangers of their life on earth and in the afterlife.

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