Mummification was, as has been said, probably an invention of the osirian cult.
More to the point is one of the original "osirian hymns" mentioned by Plutarch.
Gold lay upon the world, and the face of Egypt wore her great osirian look.
Did not the Divine Amen-hetep the osirian slay with his own hand more than a hundred lions?
The rascal fell upon me, and killed my dog and—by my osirian father!
The wonder of Philae, with its osirian shrine and island sanctuary, caught him as it has caught most other humans.
It was on the Lake of Sais that the solemn ceremonies of the osirian initiation were performed.
This account was merely a frank usurpation of the creation legend for the behoof of the osirian cult.
He was too closely connected with the osirian cycle to be forgotten by the Phoenicians after they had adopted his companions.
The osirian paradise, again, it will be recalled, consisted of converse with Osiris and feasting with him.
name of a principal god of Egypt, judge of the dead, from Latin Osiris, from Greek, from Egyptian Asar. Related: Osirian.