This episode we discuss the First month of the season Axt, month of txy. This month is patron to the nTr deity DHwty – Thoth, God of wisdom and writing. major festivals of the month are wpt rnpt the opening of the year, mss ra Hr Axty – the birth of Ra-Horakhty, the sd Hr bHdty – the pharaonic festival of Horus of Edfu, wAg Hr DHwty – the Wag and Thoth festival, rise of the High Nile, and Hb tx – drunkenness festival. Also, the mythos of Hwt Hr – Hathor, the nameless serpent, and the baboon deity bAby or Babi.
Documents and Articles
British Museum. (2021). Papyrus: British Museum. The British Museum.
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Katary, S. (2012, March 17). Land tenure (to the end of the ptolemaic period). UCLA
Encyclopedia of Egyptology. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/1nr1d3s9.
Mark, J. J. (2021, July 31). Festivals in Ancient Egypt. World History Encyclopedia.
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