Glossary

Ammut: A goddess with the head of a crocodile, the body of a lion or leopard, and the rear of a hippopotamus whose job it is to devour the hearts of the worst sinners and thus ensure their nonexistence as punishment for their deeds.

Aset: The Kemetic (i.e. original) name for the goddess Isis. Mother goddess; also, goddess of healing and magic.

Book of the Dead: Initially, a scroll with spells guaranteed to ensure that the buyer of the spells enters the Field of Reeds (heaven) in the afterlife.

Isis: The Greek name for the goddess Aset.

Kemetic: A follower of the ancient Egyptian religion as practiced today.

Kemeticism: The ancient Egyptian religion as practiced today.

Name of Netjer: The designation for one of the individual “aspects” (my term) of God, such as Aset, Wesir, etc.

Netjer: pl. Netjeru. The Kemetic term for God.

Osiris: The Greek name for the god Wesir.

Wesir: The Kemetic (i.e. original) name for the god Osiris, Lord of the Underworld.