Mini Episode: Banquet Festivities

The Religious Year (Part 5): Worshipping Snakes and Cats.


The fifth month was an interesting one, involving worship of snakes, and cats sailing down the Nile. Major gods of this month include Neheb-Kau, Bastet, Shesmet-et, Wadjet and Mut. We meet a few of these strange deities and see why snakes and cats went hand-in-hand...


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