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pyramids and scarab beetles

On 14 May 2009 at 1:17pm Does anyone know..... wrote:
On the front of the Lewes funeral home down by Caffyns, high up is a symbol, 3 pyramids and a scarab beetle, does anyone know what it means?
On 14 May 2009 at 9:17pm Agony Aunt wrote:
Check this for the answer,
On 15 May 2009 at 1:51pm trixy wrote:
The Scarab beetle was the spiritual symbol of the God Ra. It represented eternal life.
It is a mystery as to why the Egyptians built pyramid shaped tombs, but some believe that the structure formed a staircase for the dead Kings' soul to climb on its way to heaven.
On 15 May 2009 at 5:15pm Does anyone know... wrote:
Wonder if thats why it is on a funeral home then. I wondered whether it was someting to do with the funny handshake brigade
On 15 May 2009 at 5:33pm Onlooker. wrote:
First thing I thought of was the Freemasons....

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