Double Plume Feathers

Egyptian Talismans and Amulets - The Double Plume Feathers, symbol of Osiris

The Talismans and Amulets of Ancient Egypt and facts about the Double Plume Feathers amulet

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Ancient Egyptians - The Double Plume Feathers Amulet
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Ancient Egypt - The Double Plume Feathers Fact Sheet

Fact 1 on the Double Plume:

The Double Plume Feathers was worn as a protective talisman by both the living and the deceased.
 

Fact 2 on the Double Plume:

Meaning of the Double Plume Feathers: To the ancient Egyptians the Double Plume Feathers are strongly associated with the headdress worn by the god Osiris, called the Atef Crown of Egypt. The Two Feathers stood for divine law.
 

Fact 3 on the Double Plume:

The ostrich was symbol of creation and light. The feathers are from the ostrich which are characteristically depicted in Ancient Egyptian Art with a curled top. The double feathers also feature in depictions of the god Amun (the Amun crown). The plume, or feather of a falcon is depicted with a rounded top with a stem that runs down the center.
 

Fact 4 on the Double Plume:

The ancient Egyptian artisans who made the amulets or talismans depicting the curled ostrich feathers often used dark colored stones such as obsidian and basalt. Obsidian is a type of black glass produced by volcanoes. The colors of basalts are very dark green to black. The dark blue lapis lazuli was also used when depicting feathers.
 

Fact 5 on the Double Plume:

The feathers are sun amulets and the symbols of the great ancient gods, Ra and Thoth and were typical of the two lives - spiritual and material.
 

Fact 6 on the Double Plume:

These two great gods of light and air represented uprightness in dealing, enlightenment and morality.
 

Fact 7 on the Double Plume:

The numerous symbolic meanings of the two feathers were so important they they featured on the crown of Osiris (called the Atef Crown) and on the crowns of the kings and Pharaohs of ancient Egypt (the highly elaborate Shuti Crown).
 

Fact 8 on the Double Plume:

The crown called the Shuti, meaning the Two Feathers (divine law), consisted of two, tall ostrich feathers and often combined with ram horns, a rearing cobra Uraeus or a sun disk.
 

Fact 9 on the Double Plume:

The wearer of a double plumed feather amulet was believed to be imbued with majesty and dignity.
 

Fact 10 on the Double Plume:

A Talisman or an amulet can be described as a religious object consisting of a stone or other small item, often inscribed or carved with magical inscriptions, magic signs, magic symbols, formula or sacred text.
 

Ancient Egyptian Magic - The Double Plume Feathers Fact Sheet

 

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The Double Plume Feathers
The Double Plume Feathers amulet was a potent, magical talisman in ancient Egypt. The talisman or amulet was ascribed with magical powers when ancient Egyptian priests performed magical rituals that were focused on the Double Plume Feathers amulet and said sacred prayers over it. Inscriptions were cut into the Double Plume Feathers  that would attribute the talisman with protective powers and other attributes such as the magical power of healing and magic to ward off evil. The following information and facts about the Double Plume Feathers amulet provides a fascinating insight into the ancient Egyptians.

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