pyramid of the necropolis

blue-green glazed faience amulet of the Eye Goddess, the “Eye of Ra”, represented winged, lioness-headed and wearing the Solar disk with the uraeus; the wings bend sharply downward, and on each arm is an uraeus with horns and the Solar disk.
From the Pyramid (pyramid 51) of a Queen of King Piankhy (ca. 743–712 BCE), Royal Necropolis of Napata, Kush (Nubia). Now in the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston…..

detail from the gold armlet of Queen/Kandake Amanishaketo (I century BCE) from Her Pyramid (N6) in the northern Royal Necropolis of Meroë (Sudan); now in the Neues Museum of Berlin…
The Eye Goddess, the “Eye of Ra”, wearing the Double Crown, with four wings and four arms (holding the ‘Ankh’-signs), standing on a lotus flower.
On the top, a row of Uraei wearing the Solar disk

Apparently I’m not doing enough art this summer so here’s some art. In fact, it’s my first digital painting I’ve made since I got my tablet. Wish I would have done this sooner, it was fun. The video for it will be on Youtube later this week. Hope you guys enjoy the art…

I know the general aesthetic of Light is very greco-roman but I had this vision in my head of that delta there, that empties out in the Eastern Sea (we will accept, however undepicted, that a continental divide runs down the western edge and that, like the Rockies in North America, rivers on the east side flow east, and rivers on the west flow west.) But this Delta, surrounded by yellowed grasslands, I imagine looks a bit like this: 

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