The Osirian cult at Abydos

Jana Jones

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The Osirian religion, focused on vindication, fertility, and resurrection, had a great appeal for ordinary Egyptians. During the Middle Kingdom, the cult of the god Osiris became prominent, with Abydos at the cult centre.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEgypt
Subtitle of host publicationland and lives of the pharaohs revealed
EditorsB. Bolliger, S. Forbes, M. Halbmeyer, J. Parker, M Wall
Place of PublicationRowville, Vic.
PublisherFive Mile Press
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)1741248507
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NameAncient civilizations
PublisherFive Mile Press


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