Dendera PriestessApril 2007

Well, looks like another Easter is about to roll around, so seems might be time to return to the Easter Temple at Dendera, where nubile young Bunny Priestesses of the cult of Nefr-Bun-Iye, light the temple as they reenact an age old ceremony in the procession of the mystical Egg of Creation...

Though today, the once-awesome female symbolism has been reduced to the frivolous image of the Easter Egg, while in ancient times the ecstatic and exhausting festival that once followed this solemn rite -- designed to ensure the fertility of the land, and um... some of the participants, often lasted for several days and nights -- and then several more nights... JQ

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