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Masonic decorations collection of the great Egyptian order (GOE-GODF)

The Rites Masonic so -called Egyptian appear From the end of the 18th century, carried by Egyptomania which was quite widespread among the Freemasons and which was then exacerbated by the Campaign of Egypt of Napoleon. the Ancient and primitive rite of Memphis-Misraïm is currently the main representative of this current, practiced in a different form at the Grand Orient de France under the name of Great Egyptian order.

The origin of this rite is the merger in 1881, in Italy, two older Egyptian rites, the Rite of Misraïm (1805, and not 1788, as Robert Ambelain claimed) and the Memphis rite (1838).  

The Egyptian rites are characterized by their very many high grades. the Rite of Misraïm first counted 77 degrees (including symbolic grades), a number which was then brought to 90. the Memphis riterose to96 degrees. the Ancient and primitive rite of Memphis-Misraïm into account 99, them degrees 4 to 33 being The same as in Reaa. the Egyptian rite practiced within theGreat Egyptian orderof the Grand Orient of France only counts 33 degrees: This is an overhaul that the founder of the Rite of Memphis, Jacques-Étienne Marconis de Nègre had made, before putting his patents back to the Grand Orient in 1862. This rite in 33 degrees remained in sleep until his Wake up in 1999.

Of the 33 degrees of the great Egyptian order, only the12th , 20th, 27th, 30th, 31st, 32nd33rddegrees.


On OurColumnsyou will findthem Masonic setsof the high grades from Great Egyptian order, either 12th , 20th, 27th, 30th, 31st, 32nd33rddegrees.