Ancient Egyptian God Research Paper

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God and Goddesses in Ancient World
Identified by the horned headdress and that long five-tiered robe while, “Protective Goddess” – Lama was carved on this stele with plentiful cuneiform scripts. In the earlier Mesopotamian art, upraising arms to the left is a very common image especially for the “interceding goddess” such as Lama, since that seems like praying. (Crawford).

This Egyptian faience work could be recognized easily by the bright blue glazed sun disk as the main symbol, all of which imply that this beautiful falcon is Ra, the Sun God. In ancient Egyptian belief, Ra has created everything in the world and represented the sun, warmth and growth. Moreover, ancient Egyptian also believed the amulet of Ra could assist the person worn with to gain a rebirth in the afterlife. Clenching two snakes in either hand and upraising the arms, the Snake Goddess is a Minoan scared …show more content…

Firstly, among the three, only the Mesopotamian stele shown in the Figure One used the distinct material, gypsum alabaster, differing from the other two fine arts due to the lack of ceramic. However, though the Egyptian amulet of Ra and Minoan Snake Goddess all are made by faience, the Egyptian artist only used one uniform color aqua blue and glazed after molding, while the Snake Goddess was made within over two colors and glazing in few parts. To emphasize the power, artists always have different methods to express out their religiosities. Specifically, carving the seventeen lines of cuneiform scripts as decorations on Lama’s five-tiered skirt, sculpting Sun God Ra as a falcon with the smooth bright sun disk in the size of the amulet, and revealing bare breasts with holding two snakes on either hand to show all her power and mystery by symbolizations -- all are distinct and peculiar for each

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