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The Phoenix and Nehebkau

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Fig. 1- The rebirth' symbolism. The Phoenix together with Kepri, the Goddess Maat with Ank and papyrus stem and the snake Nehebkau, renews the aura of the ib heart adored by the Goddess of West,

(13th century B.C.) from Tebes. Papyrus 3127, Minutoli Collection.

Fig. 2 - The divine child, crowned inside the solar disc by the uraeus and with a Hequa sceptre in his right hand and a finger from his left hand in his mouth and before a uraeus with Red Crown, rises up over

the lotus blossom between two Sacred Eyes and protected by two winged serpents depicting the goddess Neith, just as revealed in the texts.

Sarcophagus, 21th dynasty. From Bab el-Gasus. (Photo by the book "The Phoenix and The Eye Of Horus" by Umberto Capotummino

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Category: Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

The Phoenix and Nehebkau is part of the Alchemical processes group.

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