Egypt

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Click for larger image(Left) Osiris, judge of the dead, presides over the 'weighing of the soul'
(Right) The dog-headed Anubis acts as a guide and companion to the soul in the afterlife journey.
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Click for larger imageClick for larger image(Far left) The Scales of Maat that weighed the soul of the deceased in the afterlife.
(Left) Ibis-headed Thoth records the name of Pharaoh Seti 1 on the tree of life on this scene from Karnak
(Right) The god Osiris-Orion, centre.
(Far right) Seti 1 temple, Abydos: Isis, goddess of magic, offers ankh, the gift of eternal life, to the soul of Pharaoh Seti 1.
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