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The Creation

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The god Nu rising out of the primeval water and bearing in his hands the boat of Rā, the Sun-god, who is accompanied by a number of deities. In the upper portion of the scene is the region of the underworld which is enclosed by the body of Osiris, on whose head stands the goddess Nut with arms stretched out to receive the disk of the sun.

Author
Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life
By E. A. Wallis Budge
Published in 1908
Available from www.gutenberg.org
Keywords
Egypt, Mythology, Religion
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