based in the Nile River Delta and extending along the Nile ..
An Egyptological Review of 'The Mummy' - Nile Scribes
A god of the earth and vegetation, Osiris symbolized in his death the yearly drought and in his miraculous rebirth the periodic flooding of the Nile and the growth of grain. He was a god-king who was believed to have given Egypt civilization.
The Nile is the longest river in the world
The great age of ancient Egypt lasted ca. 3000-1000 BC (see ). For the most part, the style of Egyptian art throughout this period (and centuries beyond) changed very little. This staunch conservatism is true of Egyptian architecture, painting, and sculpture.
Ancient Egyptian Art, Painting, Sculpture - Crystalinks
The was not only a guide to the life hereafter, wherein they would join their friends in the realms of eternal bliss, but gave detailed particulars of the necessary knowledge, actions, and, conduct during the earthly life to ensure a future existence in the spirit world, where everlasting life was the reward of the good and annihilation the fate of the wicked, thus showing that the belief in the existence of a future life was ever before them. Various qualities, though primarily considered a manifestation of the Almighty, were attributed each to a special god who controlled and typified one particular virtue. This partly accounts for the multiplied numbers of the Egyptian gods, and with the further complications that resulted from invasions and the adoption of