- Mythical Number: #0317
- Culture: Egyptian
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Attribute: Celestial
- Behaviour: Friendly
- Common Type: Egyptian Gods
The Baboon god of ancient Egypt. He lives on a diet of human entrails but helps defend people against snakes and turbulent waters. During the judgement day in the Hall of two truths when the deceased heart is weighed, when it is decided that the deceased will enter the upper world, spells are invoked to ward off Babi. His phallus is the mast of the boat of the underworld and is the lock sealing the gates of heaven.
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Did you find Babi interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a beautiful, lovely illustration of the Friendly Babi and send it to this website. For more on a living ancient Egypt check out he Brendan Frasser film series The Mummy featuring Egyptian mythical beings. The computer game Age of Mythology is perhaps the best eulogy to Egyptian mythical creatures with Anubites, Wadjets, Sphinx and more. In the classic computer game Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation Lara Croft ventures into the Egyptian tombs to find out that ancient Egyptian monsters are still very much alive. The most rememberable moment of ancient Egyptian mythology in pop culture is Boris Karloff's stunning performance in film The Mummy (1932).
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