"Chamber of Djed"  from the tomb of Seti I (longest tomb in the Valley of kings near luxor)

"Chamber of Djed" (a symbol of Osiris) Seti I tomb, It was discovered in October of 1817 by the Italian explorer, Giovanni Belzoni. It is the longest (more than 120 meters), the deepest and the most elaborately decorated tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

Uemura Shōen (1875 – 1949) was the pseudonym of an important female artist in Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period

Uemura Shōen – was the pseudonym of an important female artist in Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period

Nefertem - Goddess of Perfume Also known as she Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was goddess of both healing and beautification

Nefertem - God of Perfume Also known as He Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was god of both healing and beautification, perfumes and aromatherapy. In ancient Egypt, perfume wasn’t like the perfume of today - perfume was holistic, much as.

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt- lots of info on this site including excellent descriptions of the meaning of the gods' likenesses

Matisse, Flowers and Parakeets (1924)

Matisse and His Love for Fabric

Interior Flowers & Parrot Henri Matisse “I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things. “ - Henri Matisse Interior Flowers & Parrot by Henri Matisse

Ancient Egypt

Anubis EGYPTIAN GOD Anubis is the Greek name for a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. The Egyptian sense of aethstetic and design was amazing way back then.

Harvesting Bamboo Shoots in Winter Tōensai Kanshi (Japanese, active 1748–1764) - MET Museum https://twitter.com/metmuseum/status/434703689719492608/photo/1

The Met on

Harvesting Bamboo Shoots in Winter Artist: Tōensai Kanshi (Japanese, active Period: Edo period Date: mid- century Culture: Japan Medium: Hanging scrol; ink and color on paper

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