Maat is the Goddess of Truth and Justice who personifies cosmic order and harmony as established by the Creator God at the beginning of time. Her symbol is an ostrich feather. Judges were regarded as priests of Maat. In the hall of judgement at the weighing of the heart, the heart of the deceased was placed on the scales of justice, balanced against the feather of Maat, symbol of justice.
Mother Goddess (Matrika) Post-Gupta period, mid- 6th century, India. One of a group of 7 mother goddesses sprung from a Hindu male god. Despite their beauty, matrikas represent dangerous and malevolent forces—the devourers of children and bearers of sickness and disease. Though integral to early temple iconography, their power was so threatening they were marginalized, consigned to shrines beyond city boundaries. Their combined power is understood to be embodied in the mother goddess, Durga.
As escavações de Çatal Huyuk ficaram famosas na década de 1960, quando começaram a revelar a existência de belas expressões artísticas. Em 1993, uma equipe internacional de arqueólogos – liderada pelo britânico Ian Hodder – deu início a novos trabalhos, descobrindo que aquela região da Turquia, chamada Anatólia, foi o centro de uma cultura bastante avançada da Pré-História ( cf. José Sergio Osse – Supermundo – Agosto/2008). Da pasta: Adendo I - Ícone. Catal Huyuk Turkey
And then I used a photograph of him as inspiration for this little wallhanging which I am kitting for the Festival of Quilts at the NEC next week. Anyone got time to paint 50 wooden spoons in Laura Ashley Scarlett?
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