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Egyptian Pharaohs

Egyptian Pharaohs

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Information about the Pharaohs
The pharaoh had to ensure the succession. For this reason, he had many wives,but only one was considered a queen, and was called the Great Royal Wife. Whena Great Royal Wife died, the king chooses another from among its women toreplace it.
The pharaoh, assuming, became high priest of the kingdom. His priestly missionwas to build temples in addition to repair and maintain existing ones throughoutthe kingdom. It was his function also to ensure that they meet the establishedchurch services.
When Pharaoh was considered the earthly representative of all the gods.Especially was identified with Horus, the god real, but occasionally also with Ra,the sun god. When he died, went to be identified with Osiris.
The Pharaoh, on the day of the coronation, received five names; they made ​up
their formal title.
The Rod Nejej, ancient symbol of the state,was shaped like a scourge or flail. It waswidely used in ceremonies, and appearsfrequently associated with the god Osiris.
The Scepter Heka is the eternal companion of Nejej. Its role was clear: as a shepherd leadsthe cattle with a rod, the Pharaoh does hekawith all his people.
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