| Egyptian Journal of Archeological and Restoration Studies


EJARS (Established 2011)

Attention (Memorial Issue)!

EJARS will publish a special memorial issue for the late Prof. Mohamed Abdelhady, Professor of restoration for his praiseworthy efforts at developing the school of restoration in the Arab World, with Issue managers (Shaaban Abd El-Aal -- Smm00@fayoum.edu.eg), (Mohamed Abdel Wadood Abdel Azim -- Maa02@fayoum.edu.eg), (Walid Ali Mohammed Mahmoud -- walid.ali@fayoum.edu.eg) and (Hamada Sadek -- Hsr00@fayoum.edu.eg).

Volume 3 ,issue 2 | Summer and Autumn 2013 | Pages : 107-114

GOD NEPRI IN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN RELIGION

Document Type: Original article

DOI: 10.21608/EJARS.2013.7280

pages: 107-114

Authors:
Abu-El-Nadar, W.
Lecturer, Guidance dept., High Institute of Tourism and Hotels-Abu-Keer, Alexandria, Egypt.

Abstract:
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.

Keywords:
God Nepri; Religious texts; Coffin Texts; Book of the Dead; imy-wAdt

Statistics :
Article views: 243
PDF Downloads: 331