Why do so many stories feature doors, windows, passages into other worlds?
How many places can we occupy at once?
246 days ago via site
Sadigh Gallery's Ancient Egyptian Faience Amulet 43521. Light green glazed faience amulet shows a triad of three Gods, Harpokrates, Isis, and Neith, traces of light blue. In Egyptian mythology, a "triad" is a group of three Gods that make up a family unit. Loop on the backside. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC (1 ¾" x 1 ¼"). http://sadighgalleryegypt.com
265 days ago via site
It's a troll, a more classic version, eating a fairy, and stomping on two others.
Sadigh Gallery's Ancient Chinese Bronze Kylin Statue 36943. The Kylin is one of the "Four Divine Creatures" in Chinese mythology. With a frieze of elaborate floral and geometrics. The fan shaped tail to the back. Front leg resting on an oval shaped ball. Green patina. 1700's AD (6 ½" x 7"). http://sadighgalleryasian.moonfruit.com
291 days ago via site
Sadigh Gallery's Ancient Egyptian Faience Amulet of Isis 28102. Made from green glaze faience, the forerunner of glass, Isis is seated on a throne, her infant son, Horus, on her lap. Isis was perhaps the most important Goddess of all Egyptian mythology in that her most important functions were those of Motherhood, marital devotion, healing the sick and the working of magical spells and charms. Hole for wearability. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC (3/4"). http://sadighgalleryegypt.com