The religious year (3/12)
The third month was called “Hathor” (“Athyr”). It was a time for renewing fertility and creative energies in the natural world. Festivals to the male god of sexual energy, and the widow and sister of Osiris dominated this time…
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All images: Wilkinson 2003
Min, with his black skin
Min as a statue, before the fields (grid + trees); the King worships him to encourage growth.
Toby Wilkinson, The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt, 2003.
UCL – Festival Dates (website)
Ancient Egypt Online – The Calendar (website)
The Lamentations of Isis and Nephthys: