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Religion in Ancient Egypt

This was the most polytheistic religion of any civilization-with more than 80 principal deities and over 2000 lesser ones. Many gods were anthropomorphic-often depicted as human bodies with animal heads. It was believed that immortal beings influenced every aspect of daily life. There was a belief that there was universal salvation for everyone who passed the weighing of the heart. Society also tolerated foreign deities being worshipped. 
Oracles- like in some other polytheistic religions, a person or a sign was sought for before a big decision was made. Statues of deities would be paraded around towns during festivals. At these festivals, people would ask “yes/no” questions to the gods they passed. A nod forward from it was a positive answer. 
Ahnk- a sign of life
Eye of Horus- (pictured above) a symbol of protection and royal power. 
People were superstitious and used charms and amulets to ward off evil. It was postulated that dreams were a glimpse into the future.

Religion in Ancient Egypt

This was the most polytheistic religion of any civilization-with more than 80 principal deities and over 2000 lesser ones. Many gods were anthropomorphic-often depicted as human bodies with animal heads. It was believed that immortal beings influenced every aspect of daily life. There was a belief that there was universal salvation for everyone who passed the weighing of the heart. Society also tolerated foreign deities being worshipped.
Oracles- like in some other polytheistic religions, a person or a sign was sought for before a big decision was made. Statues of deities would be paraded around towns during festivals. At these festivals, people would ask “yes/no” questions to the gods they passed. A nod forward from it was a positive answer.
Ahnk- a sign of life
Eye of Horus- (pictured above) a symbol of protection and royal power.
People were superstitious and used charms and amulets to ward off evil. It was postulated that dreams were a glimpse into the future.

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