The Scroll Of Hunefer: A Brief Analysis

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When a loved one that already had passed away, you prepare their funeral and when you start to prepare you have traditional of wearing black to show personal interpretations about death and the afterlife. In the time of Roman Empire they wore black togas as a symbol for mourning or in other culture they wore white to show purity towards Jesus Christ. While in ancient civilizations they prepare for their kings and queen death their tradition is more different. Our world today we place our loved ones who have passed on and into a grave, while in ancient societies placed their king or loved ones into a tomb or buried them in the ground we analysis their cultural and beliefs, the efforts they put into it, and there unique features.
In the Neolithic period, Newgrange is a passage grave it is found in Ireland, north of Dublin. It goes
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This was known as “mummification,” which prevented the body from rooting. Therefore, this preparation was done for the afterlife. It gave the family member the opportunity to return to the tomb in honoring their ancestors. The Scroll of Hunefer shows the last judgement of Hunefer, from his tomb at Thebes, Egypt, 19th Dynasty it was known as “Book of the Dead.” It is a collection of spells, prayers, and records of a ritual cult of Osiris. On the left of the scroll is Anubis the jackal-head god that is leading Hunefer into the hall of judgement, then a heart and feather are to be scaled to determine the truth and right, in this case, Hunefer has lived an ethical life and is brought into the afterlife. However, if weighting unfavorable the monster would eat the heart to show that you did not live an ethical life. Their unique features towards burial were building the tombs and leaving their loved one’s or king. This pyramid protected these tombs, but it was not really protected then it should be because people would take their valuables and some were left

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