Judgment before Osiris

Pg. 125 Fig. 3-44


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Osis the god of the underworld, appears on the right, enthroned in a richly ornamented pavilion in "The Hall of the Two Truths". Here souls of the dead were thought to be subject to a "last judgment" to determine whether they were worth of eternal life. Osiris weres drapings of the mummified dead with the double crown. Unified upper and lower Egypt, the crown plus the false beard and bearded collar brandishes the symbolic canes. The god Thoth is the bird headed man symbolizes invention of writing.

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Judgement before Osiris:

       This was very well preserved.  The documentation of his trial for the afterlife had virtually perfect hieroglyphics.