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The Religious Year (Parts 8-9): Onions for Bastet.
Months 8 and 9 were big on drinking and eating, with some strange rituals to go along with them. We meet Bastet (the cat) and Renen-utet (the snake), two goddesses who were friends to farmers. As the harvest season began, all looked towards the growth of the fields...
Images and Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2017/10/10/mini-episode-onion-festivities/
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