The story of Isis and Osirus is rather a more random one. This story is
Isis and Osirus were brother and sister. They had another sibling,
Seth. Seth was jealous of Osirus
because he got to marry Isis and be king. Seth was having a
dinner party one night, he built a box that was a perfect size for
Osirus. He kept on telling people that if you could fit in the
box, then you could have it.
People kept on trying, and trying, and trying. No one could fit. Osirus
didn't want the box but he tried it
for the sake of his brother. While he was inside, Seth put a cover on
it and locked it. He threw the box in the Nile.
Isis was wondering where he was and had Thoth help her find Osirus.
When they found him, he was in pieces. Isis
breathed life back into him. Here
some facts on Osirus and
is one of the oldest goddesses of ancient Egypt.
was worshiped all throughout the land but the first shrine dedicated to
was not built until the 30th
Isis in her Greek name but she
is really known to the Ancient Egyptians
The Egyptians liked family
life and Isis was perfect when it came to
values. In the new kingdom,
Isis was considered the perfect
mother and was the patron
goddess of childbirth and motherhood.
Osirus in the god of the dead.
He is the ruler of the underworld. He
brother and the husband of
Isis. He was also the brother of Nepthys and
Seth. His son was Horus.
His appearance was a mummified
man wearing a white cone headdress. Just
as he was the god of the dead, he was also the
god of the resurrection. A
temple was built to honour Osirus at Abydos.