atalante Posted December 9, 2017 #1251 Share Posted December 9, 2017 (edited) Two actual birds, each of which had acquired a religious significance among early dynastic Egyptians, very likely disappeared in Egypt in centuries near the end of the Old Kingdom. Egyptians had named those two birds the migratory bird Akh, and NON-migratory bird Ba. from UCLA, about the Akh concept: https://escholarship.org/content/qt7255p86v/qt7255p86v.pdf From the scholar himself (Jiri Janak), about the Akh concept and the Akh bird (= northern bald ibis): https://www.academia.edu/894641/Spotting_the_Akh._The_Presence_of_the_Northern_Bald_Ibis_in_Ancient_Egypt_and_Its_Early_Decline From the scholar himself about a potential religious impact on ancient Egypt, when the actual Akh and Ba birds stopped appearing inside Egypt: https://www.academia.edu/5811778/Extinction_of_Gods_Impact_of_Climatic_Change_on_Religious_Concepts Edited December 9, 2017 by atalante 2 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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