Originally posted on Isiopolis:
This beautiful statue of Isis recently sold at Christie’s auction house for the world’s record setting price of $6 million dollars. It is now in the hands of a private collector. The statue is Late Period dynastic, about 664-525 BC, is made of greywacke, a very hard, dark-grey sandstone, and sits slightly…

Originally posted on Aspis of Ares:
If you’ve read my blog more than once, you’re probably familiar with the Spartoi, warriors who spring from the ground fully formed. They are children of Ares, and are often savage and single-minded. Little did you know, you are surrounded by spartoi every day. I am talking, of course,…

Originally posted on Mountain, Path, and Pool:
So here are some links. MetPublications – old exhibition books available on PDF: Before Cortes: Sculpture of Middle America The Art of Precolumbian Gold And because art institutions have a long history of racism and imperialism when presenting and discussing the works of non-white/indigenous peoples– for your consideration,…

Originally posted on Naturalistic Paganism:
This Sunday Are you aware of green burial options?  Antal introduces us to a few: promession and resomation. The progression of cremation and burial alternatives, by Antal Polony Appearing Sunday, November 4, 2012 Thing on Thursday This week, Thing on Thursday asks: How do you create sacred space? Next Sunday…

Originally posted on White Cranes:
Worshiped for over three-fifths of recorded history, ancient Egypt’s gods and goddesses are among the most fascinating of human civilization. The lives of pharaohs and commoners alike were dominated by the need to honor, worship, and pacify the huge pantheon of deities. From lavish tomb paintings and imposing temple reliefs…

Originally posted on White Cranes:
Ancient Egypt Egyptian God Anubis Figurine Statue. This 12 inch Anubis figurine makes the perfect gift for any ancient Egyptian collector. Click Here For More Read more …