Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: 2nd Month of Inundation – Cloth

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This episode we discuss the second month of the season of Axt, month of the inundation of the Nile, month of mnxt – cloth. The month of mnxt is most famous for the festival of Opet, which was recently recreated in modern Egypt by the tourism authority to reopen the newly renovated avenue of the Sphinxes between the temples of Amun-Ra and Mut in Luxor.

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