Originally posted on White Cranes:
Herakleion Museum, Crete, Greece. 1600 B.C. This figurine represents an agricultural fertility Goddess or her Priestess. The original was found in a storage room in the Palace of Knossos, Crete. She is a votive offering and not a cult figure and therefore, probably represents a Priestess who is perhaps a…

Originally posted on Mystical Bewilderment:
I realized something the other day when I was thinking about ma’at and Sekhmet and Sutekh’s relation to the belief. I realized that, myself included, a lot of people seem to think that ma’at is intrinsically associated with rainbows, happiness, and unicorn farts. There are roses and oases everywhere filled…

Originally posted on Isiopolis:
This painting is from the Temple of Isis in Pompeii and shows Isis receiving the “bull-maiden,” Io According to Herodotus, the Egyptians never sacrifice cows “for these are sacred to Isis. For the image of Isis is always made in the form of a woman with the horns of an ox,…

Originally posted on By Stag and Eagle:
A stone pile that I found on the deck when I arrived. It really added to the magic of the place that I intended to use A little stone pile that I built atop a volcanic boulder. To be washed away when the tide comes in along with…