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It’s very clear how important the gods were in Egyptian culture. One example that stood out to me was the sculpture of Amun located at the Temple of Amun at Karnak. This statue was washed and dressed in fresh clothes daily, and priests would leave food twice a day. This clearly illustrates just how important the gods were. Another example is how much work and art went into a persons passage into the afterlife. The books of the dead, the giant tombs, and funerary temples all took massive amounts of skill and time. As mentioned previously, the Egyptians viewed death as the time when they were able to meet the gods (which is clearly illustrated in the books of the dead) and the amount of art that was dedicated to this moment and what came after, shows how much they valued that idea.