Medjed “Symbol of Regeneration” is an ancient Egyptian deity or spirit that is often depicted as a mummified figure with his arms and legs folded. The name “Medjed” is believed to mean “the smiter” in ancient Egyptian and was originally associated with destructive forces. However, over time, Medjed’s role evolved to become a symbol of regeneration and renewal. It was believed that Medjed could bring life to the dead, and that he could help people overcome obstacles and challenges. Many ancient Egyptian texts and artifacts feature the image of Medjed, often in the context of funerary rituals or spells for resurrection. Some scholars also believe that other cultures, such as the ancient Greeks and Romans, may have adopted aspects of the Medjed cult in their own myths and legends.Medjed is often associated with the god Osiris, who was the god of the afterlife, resurrection and regeneration. It is said that Medjed served as a helper to Osiris, guiding him through the underworld and assisting him in his role as judge of the dead. Medjed was also associated with the goddess Isis, who was Osiris’ wife and the goddess of fertility and rebirth. In some stories, Medjed is said to be the child of Osiris and Isis, born after Osiris’ resurrection. Medjed was often invoked in funerary rituals and spells, as he was believed to have the power to bring life and vitality to the dead. The image of Medjed was often painted or engraved on funerary equipment such as coffins and sarcophagi, as well as on amulets and other protective charms. In addition to his association with death and resurrection, Medjed was also believed to have healing powers, and was sometimes invoked to cure illnesses and injuries. Today, the image of Medjed is still used as a symbol of regeneration and renewal in modern Egyptian culture. It is also popular in pop culture, appearing in video games, anime, and other media.