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  • Luz Morales

    illuminatetheworld: “ Papyrus of Ani: Theban Book of the Dead c. 1250 BCE ”

  • Adrian

    The #ancient #Egyptian sky god Horus, depicted as a falcon crowned with a solar disc in the #Papyrus of Ani, a Theban book of the dead, 1250 BC; the goddesses Nepthys and Isis are shown worshipping him, and are identifiable by their headdresses.

  • Jen Best

    Papyrus of Ani 1250BC

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