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Min (god): Quiz


Question 1: One feature of Min worship was the wild prickly lettuce Lactuca virosa and Lactuca serriola of which is the domestic version ________ which has aphrodisiac and opiate qualities.

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Ancient Egyptian religionGnosticismPrehistoric religionSyncretism

Question 3: [3] His other associations include the eastern desert and links to the god ________.
HorusOsirisSet (mythology)Apis (Egyptian mythology)

Question 4: In Egyptian art, Min was depicted as wearing a crown with ________, and often holding his penis erect in his left hand and a flail (referring to his authority, or rather that of the Pharaohs) in his upward facing right hand.
BirdFeatherArchaeopteryxFlight feather

Question 5: Even some war goddesses were depicted with the body of Min (including the ________), and this also led to depictions, ostensibly of Min, with the head of a lioness.
Greek mythologyAphroditePriapusPhallus

Question 6: ________ excavated two large statues of Min at Qift which are now in the Ashmolean Museum and it is thought by some that they are pre-dynastic.
Flinders PetrieBritish MuseumAmelia EdwardsEgypt

Question 7: His cult was strongest in ________ and Akhmim (Panopolis), where in his honour great festivals were held celebrating his “coming forth” with a public procession and presentation of offerings.
QiftAncient Egyptian literatureAncient EgyptPharaoh

Question 8: However, his main centres of worship were Qift (________) and Akhmim (Khemmis).
Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptian literaturePharaohQift

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