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Colors in Ancient Egypt: Appearance, Aharacter, Being and Nature: Blue Colors in Ancient Egypt

Colors in Ancient Egypt: Appearance, Aharacter, Being and Nature: Blue Colors in Ancient Egypt

Black symbolized fertility, new life, and resurrection as seen through the yearly agricultural cycle. It was also the color of Osiris. White was the color of purity, sacredness, cleanliness, and simplicity. Tools, sacred objects, and even priest's sandals were white for this reason. Sacred animals were also depicted as white. Silver represented the color of the sun at dawn, and the moon, and stars. Silver was a rarer metal than gold in Ancient Egypt and held a greater value.

Black symbolized fertility, new life, and resurrection as seen through the yearly agricultural cycle. It was also the color of Osiris. White was the color of purity, sacredness, cleanliness, and simplicity. Tools, sacred objects, and even priest's sandals were white for this reason. Sacred animals were also depicted as white. Silver represented the color of the sun at dawn, and the moon, and stars. Silver was a rarer metal than gold in Ancient Egypt and held a greater value.

Thoth, ancient Egyptian god of knowledge, and guardian of the moon. Thoth is believed to be the original author of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, the first inventor or writing, magic, and all the Hermetic arts.In this picture Thoth is seated on his moon boat with the moon represented as the left eye of Horus being held by Thoth in the form a baboon.The boat flows with a driftnet atop the glyph for the word heavens, the stern of the boat has many notches that stand for the counting of time.

Thoth, ancient Egyptian god of knowledge, and guardian of the moon. Thoth is believed to be the original author of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, the first inventor or writing, magic, and all the Hermetic arts.In this picture Thoth is seated on his moon boat with the moon represented as the left eye of Horus being held by Thoth in the form a baboon.The boat flows with a driftnet atop the glyph for the word heavens, the stern of the boat has many notches that stand for the counting of time.

Egyptian Art Papyrus Painting - Nefertiti    Famed throughout the ancient world for her outstanding beauty, queen Nefertiti remains one of the most well known of the queens of Egypt. Nefertiti was the Wife of Akhenaten during the Eighteenth Dynasty. She bore Akhenaten 6 daughters and no sons, and shared a near co-rulership with the king. Fifteen years after her appointment to the position of Queen of Memphis, Nefertiti mysteriously disappeared.

Egyptian Art Papyrus Painting - Nefertiti Famed throughout the ancient world for her outstanding beauty, queen Nefertiti remains one of the most well known of the queens of Egypt. Nefertiti was the Wife of Akhenaten during the Eighteenth Dynasty. She bore Akhenaten 6 daughters and no sons, and shared a near co-rulership with the king. Fifteen years after her appointment to the position of Queen of Memphis, Nefertiti mysteriously disappeared.

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