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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 82, She Who Makes the Universe Spin Round—Egypt Summary & Analysis

Merlin Stone
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Chapter 82, She Who Makes the Universe Spin Round—Egypt Summary and Analysis

The roles of Goddesses played a vital role in ancient Egypt. Goddess symbols of ancient Egypt can still be found in modern Egypt today, including the Uraeus serpent emerging as the Third Eye, the vulture that protects in death, and the cow upon whose belly the stars shine. The consolidation of Upper and Lower Egypt in 3000 B.C. plays an important role in Goddess reverence. Each area was symbolized by its own important Goddess figure. There are contradictory accounts of creation from each area. This all leads to a great deal of confusion in contemporary texts on Egyptian beliefs.

Furthermore, it is Stone's opinion that many scholars simply ignore several instances of feminine influence in traditional Egyptian lore.

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