Death Wears a Scarab

Cover of: Death Wears a Scarab | Amelia Reynolds Long

Published by Quality Press in London .

Written in English

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  • Mystery and detective stories

Edition Notes

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Statementby A. R. Long.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22710707M
OCLC/WorldCa7343015

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Heart scarabs were often hung around the mummy's neck with a gold wire and the scarab itself was held in a gold frame.

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Bad spirits and evil forces believed to be everywhere. People used to buy amulets, charms or even passing them from generation to generation. An amulet. The earliest known scarab to have Spell 30 from the Book of the Dead is that of the thirteenth dynasty official Sobekhotep, and the earliest similar royal scarab is a beautiful gold and green jasper example made for the pharaoh Sobekemsaf II.

Winged Scarab, Tutankhamun, NK. Death was simply a temporary interruption, rather than complete cessation, of life, and that eternal life could be ensured by means like piety to the gods, preservation of the physical form through Mummification, and the provision of statuary and other funerary equipment.

Each human consisted of the physical body, the 'ka', the 'ba', and the 'akh'. The heart scarab was not only the carrier of a text, it had its own function.

It was a symbol of self-generation and rebirth. The ideas behind its use have been summarized as follows: The scarab-beetle was the symbol of the Sun-god and as such could stimulate the deceased's heart to life. Death will be swift on wings.

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It also allows him to travel through time, and protects him from the effects of the time portals. Khepri. The god Khepri, the morning form of the sun god, is usually represented as a scarab beetle with varying degrees of stylization. In this form, he is often colored blue representing his association with the heavens, though he appears in a mo.

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