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Son of Egypt: 05
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Sarah the Priestess, pg 71-72
Ancient Mesopotamian priestesses at the beginning of the third millennium B.C.E. were highly regarded in their office as en during a ceremony known as the Sacred Marriage (hieros gamos), in which they were looked upon as the Goddess incarnate. Sometime during the third millennium, the priest-king was incorporated into the ritual… as the personification of the God… Sarah, in her capacity as priestess, officiated in the ritual of the Sacred Marriage on various occasions.

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