KEMET Kemetism (also Kemeticism, both from Egyptian kmt or Kemet, the native name of Ancient Egypt), also sometimes referred to as Neterism (from ntr (Coptic noute) "deity"), or Egyptian Neopaganism, is the contemporary revival of Ancient Egyptian religion and related expressions of religion in classical and late antiquity, emerging during the 1970s. A Kemetic is one who follows Kemetism.
This excellent analysis of the Book of the Dead from Ancient Egypt integrates Common Core reading strategies with a fantastic primary source document! The resource features an introduction and then several excerpts from the Book of the Dead followed by open-ended analysis questions, a chart, and finally a short answer response in which students evaluate religion in Ancient Egypt.
Nefertiti ~ Neferneferuaten Nefertiti (ca. 1370–ca.1330 BC) was the Great Royal Wife (chief consort) of Akhenaten, an Egyptian Pharaoh. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc. Akhenaten and Nefertiti were responsible for the creation of a whole new religion which changed the ways of religion within Egypt. With her husband, she reigned at the wealthiest period of Ancient Egypt.
Horus statue with cat at Temple of Edfu, Egypt. one of the oldest and most significant deities in ancient Egyptian religion, who was worshipped from at least the late Predynastic period through to Greco-Roman times
Saint Moses the Black (Coptic: (330–405), (also known as Abba Moses the Robber, the Ethiopian and the Strong) was an ascetic monk and priest in Egypt in the fourth century AD, and a notable Desert Father.