Elilo Gallery

By: Enis Lilo

-The ancient Egyptians believed that Thoth gave them the gift of hieroglyphic writing. -Thoth was connected to the moon -Thoth's other names include Zehuti
Shabti was made by craftsmen operating in workshops attached to the temples Sherbet may derive from stick a connection with shawl, "per sea tree" is also been suggested, though there is no firm evidence that the figures were actually made from this wood.
Shabtis were made of stone (limestone, sandstone, schist, alabaster, serpentine, granite, greywacke and steatite), glass, bronze, wood (tamarisk, sycamore, acacia, ebony and perhaps persea), pottery (including sun-baked clay), wax, and most commonly faience. Glass and wax shabtis are extremely rare, with only a handful of examples known. Bronze is also uncommon. Shabtis are generally considered to have been made in workshops attached to temples and palaces although there may well have been private workshops too.
The chair is of extreme antiquity and simplicity, although for many centuries and indeed for thousands of years it was an article of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use.
Horus is one of the most significant deities in ancient Egyptian religion, who was worshipped from at least the late Predynastic period through to Greco-Roman times.
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