Ancient Egypt also looks good for blackwork and dotwork. Philip Yarnell representated the weighing of the heart and god Anubis. The afterlife was a strong point of Egyptian culture, surprisingly similar with Christian culture.
In Egyptian mythology Horus is the hawk-headed god who was born to Isis. He and she are often shown in statues. Horus is the product of divine conception. The Eye of Horus was a symbol for resurrection, power, protection and health!