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The Book of Caverns

The Book of Gates, is a modern invention based on the netherworld being divided into "caves" or actually "caverns" from the Egyptian "qerert",envelope" or "cocoon". for no original title has ever been discovered
Unlike the Amduat and the Book of Gates, this book is not divided up into regions of the night, In all, every version divides the two  sections into five registers.
The Book of Caverns is divided into two halves by two large depictions of the ram headed sun god, and each half is further divided into three parts. Hence there are a total of six sections. The text of the first two sections of the book are separated from the representations.  The remaining sections combine representations and captions, as well as a descriptive formula of the earlier books. Each section within the second half of The Book of Caverns is preceded by several litani…

Egyptian Sciences Comparison Between Egyptian and Renaissance Sciences

Comparison Between Egyptian and Renaissance Sciences

Criteria Egyptian Science Renaissance Science Images Role of Science The pillar of Egyptian culture was not science, but religion, which was firmly established as the basis of their view of the world. Thus ancient Egypt had some advanced scientific technologies, with special emphasis in the fields of irrigation and medicine. Unfortunately, through out the entire history, religion played a very important role in life, and limited the ability to understand natural phenomena and develop new technologies Contrary to popular belief, scientific methodology was not a developed concept in ancient Egypt People exploring fringe theories of ancient science have suggested that Egyptians discovered electric lights, airplanes and even spacecrafts. But all these theories lack historical evidence and are not based on credible assumptions The ability to organize intense labor, and access to hu…