Offerings

Offerings to Ra
Some of these are attested in ancient sources while others come from my own (or other people’s) personal experience giving offerings to the God.

Liquid Offerings
Water
Beer
Pomegranate-Wine
Wine
Orange Juice
Coffee
Tea

Offerings
• Beef
• Bread
• Chicken
• Coffee
• Duck
• Fruit
• Fruit Juice
• Oranges
• Pasta
• Pastries; Fig Newtons
• Pineapple
• Pomegranates
• Rice
• Water

Non-Food Offerings
Incense
• Myrrh
• Frankincense
• Sandalwood

Colors
• Red
• Yellow
• Blue
• White
• Gold
• Silver
• Orange
• Solar Colors

Gemstones
• Amber
• Carnelian
• Citrine
• Jasper
• Lapis Lazuli
• Malachite
• Topaz
• Turquoise

Flowers
• Lotus
• Roses
• Sunflowers
• Water Lily

Taboos
pork
fish; any seafood
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Disposal of Offerings
1) Eat them
2) With wine or water, you can leave it to evaporate on the Shrine or pour it out as a libation when done.

Sources

Quirke, Stephen. The Cult of Ra: Sun-Worship in Ancient Egypt. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2001.

Leitz, Christian. Lexikon der ägyptischen Götter und Götterbezeichnun. Band 4. Peeters, 2003.

This Website: Wepwawet Wiki: Ra

Here are some offering ideas for Ra.

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