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Funeral Rites is an Egyptian myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Nephthys and can be researched at the Temple and Town Center. Once researched, it increases the damage Priests and Pharaohs inflict on myth units by +50%.

History[]

When an ancient Egyptian of importance died, his or her body was carried in procession to its tomb and then the ceremony of the opening of the mouth was performed. This ceremony, performed on statues of the gods, was designed to endow the statue with the living ka of the deceased for the journey to the afterlife. The deceased was then mummified, important organs were placed in their own canopic jars, offerings were made to the gods, and then the deceased was ready to face judgment.

"Nephthys saith unto the Osiris Ani, whose word is truth: I go round about thee to protect thee, O brother Osiris. I have come to be a protector unto thee. My strength shall be near thee, my strength shall be near thee, for ever. Ra hath heard thy cry, and the gods have made thy word to be truth. Thou art raised up. Thy word is truth in respect of what hath been done unto thee. Ptah hath overthrown thy foes, and thou art Horus, the son of Hathor."

-- The Papyrus of Ani'
—In-game help section
Egyptian myth technologies in Age of Mythology
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
RaPortrait RaSkinOfTheRhino Skin of the Rhino
IsisPortrait IsisFloodOfTheNile Flood of the Nile
SetPortrait SetFeral Feral
ClassicalAge Classical Age
BastIcon BastSacredCats Sacred Cats · AdzeOfWepwawet Adze of Wepwawet · Criosphinx Criosphinx · Hieracosphinx Hieracosphinx
AnubisIcon AnubisNecropolis Necropolis · SerpentSpear Serpent Spear · FeetOfTheJackal Feet of the Jackal
PtahIcon PtahScallopedAxe Scalloped Axe · LeatherFrameShield Leather Frame Shield · ElectrumBullets Electrum Bullets · Shaduf Shaduf
HeroicAge Heroic Age
HathorIcon HathorMedjay Medjay · Sun-dried Mud Brick Sundried Mudbrick · Crocodopolis Crocodopolis
SekhmetIcon SekhmetBoneBow Bone Bow · SlingsOfTheSun Slings of the Sun · Stones of Red Linen Stones of Red Linen · RamOfTheWestWind Ram of the West Wind
NephthysIcon NephthysSpiritOfMaat Spirit of Ma'at · FuneralRites Funeral Rites · City of the Dead City of the Dead
MythicAge Mythic Age
OsirisIcon OsirisDesertWind Desert Wind · NewKingdom New Kingdom · FuneralBarge Funeral Barge · AtefCrown Atef Crown
ThothIcon ThothValleyOfTheKings Valley of the Kings · Tusks of Apedemak Tusks of Apedemak · BookOfThoth Book of Thoth
HorusIcon HorusSpearOnTheHorizon Spears on the Horizon · AxeOfVengeance Axe of Vengeance · GreatestOfFifty Greatest of Fifty
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