GOD NEPRI IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN RELIGION
Document Type: Original article
Lecturer, Guidance dept., High Institute of Tourism and Hotels-Abu-Keer, Alexandria, Egypt.
One of seasonal deities in ancient Egypt was god Nepri, god of grains and germination. This paper aims at highlighting this deity which there was no monograph about him as yet. This will be through some religious texts and representations which are related to this deity. God Nepri played an important role in Egyptian religion, this fact is confirmed by coffin texts, book of the dead and the Imy-dwAt. Npri's role in the, book of the dead in terms of providing the dead with food and it is a limited role comparing to his roles in the coffin texts which were linked to resurrection and life that he grants for the dead.
God Nepri; Religious texts; Coffin Texts; Book of the Dead; imy-wAdt
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