Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East, mythology, goddesses, monsters, etc.

I am only a lay student in these areas, so take what I say with a grain of salt!

My goal is to accurately label every post: please tell me if you see something that's not correctly attributed, tagged, or captioned.

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Superboy encounters the alien parakat, part-tiger, part-parrot. :)

Superboy encounters the alien parakat, part-tiger, part-parrot. :)

Apparently, this is the disassembly of a sculpture of the Buddhist deity Aizen Myō’ō (aka Rāgarāja) at the end of the Sapporo Snow Festival.

Apparently, this is the disassembly of a sculpture of the Buddhist deity Aizen Myō’ō (aka Rāgarāja) at the end of the Sapporo Snow Festival.

(Source: fuckanimals)

Alexandria 8 (by zrim)

Outside the Library of Alexandria.

Alexandria 8 (by zrim)

Outside the Library of Alexandria.

This is the photo from the South Korean ferry disaster that destroyed me. “A woman cries after finding her son’s name in a list of survivors posted at a gym in Jindo. Photo: Reuter”. Overwhelmed by emotion, the adult has swapped roles with the child.

This is the photo from the South Korean ferry disaster that destroyed me. “A woman cries after finding her son’s name in a list of survivors posted at a gym in Jindo. Photo: Reuter”. Overwhelmed by emotion, the adult has swapped roles with the child.

(Source: smh.com.au)

I am heartbroken by the sinking of a ferry of the coast of South Korea carrying hundreds of passengers, most of them high school students on a trip. Almost 300 people are still unaccounted for. I didn’t know how best to express my sorrow and best wishes, so I quickly made this graphic, which says “hope”. Goddess bless and protect you all.
(I know this is really cheesy. But I really mean it.)

I am heartbroken by the sinking of a ferry of the coast of South Korea carrying hundreds of passengers, most of them high school students on a trip. Almost 300 people are still unaccounted for. I didn’t know how best to express my sorrow and best wishes, so I quickly made this graphic, which says “hope”. Goddess bless and protect you all.

(I know this is really cheesy. But I really mean it.)

shadenscustomprints:

A depiction of Heh, god of chaos and the primordial waters and the bringer of life and order to the universe, as he shapes a galaxy from the chaotic energy that surrounds him. Heh is the beginning and the end, and master of the greatest of the natural cycles. In older narratives, it is said that he creates order out of his chaos, but this energy would also return to him as chaotic energy at the end, allowing him to shape and re-shape the entire universe at will.
I kept the same basic design and colors often given to Heh in the rare depictions of him in the ancient narratives.

shadenscustomprints:

A depiction of Heh, god of chaos and the primordial waters and the bringer of life and order to the universe, as he shapes a galaxy from the chaotic energy that surrounds him. Heh is the beginning and the end, and master of the greatest of the natural cycles. In older narratives, it is said that he creates order out of his chaos, but this energy would also return to him as chaotic energy at the end, allowing him to shape and re-shape the entire universe at will.

I kept the same basic design and colors often given to Heh in the rare depictions of him in the ancient narratives.