Iconography
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Arms Gestures
One arm raised
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake As attributeof Wadjet
ORNAMENT
Ribbons
PRE-CLASSICAL ICONOGRAPHY
Egypt
Religious IconographyDeities A-ZWadjetWearing Deshret, the red crown of lower Egypt
Religious IconographyDeities A-ZWadjetHolding scepter
ERANOS ARCHIVE
6. Symbolism of the Snake
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
The drawing is based on representations of the goddess found in ancient Egyptian papyri, on coffins, bas-reliefs, etc. (Budge)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Egyptian Monuments of undetermined dynasty
DATE
LOCATION
Unknown location
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Budge, E.A.W., The Gods of the Egyptians, 1904, vol. 1, pp 441-4, pl. opp. p. 440. Frankfort, H. Kingship and the Gods, 1948, p. 21.
Contact
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