How Heart Is Represented Through Two Types Of Scenes, Funerary And Daily Life

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According to the table, it can be concluded that heart is represented through two types of scenes; funerary and daily life.
Firstly: Funerary Scenes
Funerary Scenes were the most common scenes in the New kingdom tombs as they were represented on the walls of the longitudinal corridor (Passage) until the reign of Anenhotep III as they were illustrated on the walls of the transverse hall. Funerary scenes included many consecutive events started with purification process, mummification, and transportation of the deceased body to the tomb through a funerary procession after the pilgrimage to Abydos then opening of the mouth ritual in front of the tomb as one of the burring rituals.
1-Opening of the Mouth
This ritual was acted in front of the tomb in order to enable the deceased to speak, eat, see, hear and move again in the netherworld as well as it helps him to retrieve all his power and abilities in addition to preparing him with magic to face the dangers afterlife. It didn 't appear in the 18th dynasty tombs in a large scale until the reign of Tuthmosis III. It is very important to mention that there were many successive steps in the procession of opening of the mouth as the sacrifice rituals to the Upper and Lower Egypt in which the priests offered the heart and the foreleg of the bull to the mummy or the statue of the deceased. The heart is represented five times in the scene of the Opening of the mouth which is depicted three times on the northern wall

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