Mini Episode: New Years Festivities

The Egyptian New Year began in the month called "Tekh." It heralded a month of important rituals: festivals of the Nile Flood (Hapi), festivals to honour the blessed dead (Wagy-and-Thoth), the beginning of a multi-month re-enactment of the legends of the god Osiris. The Egyptians got up to all kinds of shenanigans...

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