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Laura Barber

The Egyptians include their gods in much of their artwork, displayed by the presence of gods in the Books of the Dead, the use of priests in the Palette of King Narmer, and by the elaborate tomb structures and burial preparations for the dead. The kings are often displayed as larger than life, like in the Palette of King Narmer, indicating that they are god-like.
Death was viewed as a time when one met the gods, meaning that the passage into afterlife was a highly important part of religion in Ancient Egypt. The Books of the Dead detail what the dead should expect when passing final judgement before the gods. The Great Pyramids and the Great Sphinx were both apart of funeral complexes for royalty.