sábado, 20 de septiembre de 2014

shrine of Tutankhamun

Rear wall of the innermost gilt shrine of Tutankhamun with the earliest known depiction of the sky as a cow supported by eight gods of Unending. It illustrates a text explaining the decision of the sun-god to withdraw into the heavens. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: New Kingdom,18th Dynasty c.1320 BC. Place of Origin: Thebes, Valley of the Kings. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 44.

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