Gold plaque showing Atum and Amenemhat IV
Around 1800 B.C.


This plaque shows a pharaoh making an offering to the god Atum. Making offerings to the gods was an essential part of the pharaoh's work. The ancient Egyptians believed that if the gods and goddesses were happy, they would look after the people of Egypt.

To learn more about offerings and rituals, see the Temples chapter.

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