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date: 31 March 2020

Osiris 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
Author(s):

Timothy Darvill

[Di]Egyptian god, one of the great gods of Egypt, a member of the Heliopolitan Ennead. Judge of the dead and king of the underworld. God of resurrection. His main place of worship was at Abydos, but he was universally revered. He may have had his origins in a king of Egypt who was later deified. The murder of Osiris by his brother ... ...

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