AN N EA M130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Egyptian Calendar, Season Of The Harvest, Harpoon

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12 Nov 2018
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Everything is going to go back to that wholeness when the nun comes back even the universe that the gods created is not going to exist forever just atum. Like the stonehenge: never set below the horizon, example: polaris, pyramids were aligned to the stars. This means that the length of each hour is not standard. In summer, day hours are longer than night hours. There is no smaller division like a minute : 10 days = 1 week, weeks are organized according to the observation of the decanal stars. That"s why they had 3 calendars: solar, lunar, astronomical: attempts to regulate/adjust these. Days that exist outside the usual organization of months, etc. Days that aren"t part of a month that are thrown in. Days with this kind of power could be lucky or bad luck. Many festivals on them, celebrated as part of the new.

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