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18 06, 2017

Egyptian god Horus – Gods of Ancient Egypt

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Good luck charm of the eye of the god Horus (Old Kingdom, ca. 2000 BC) Horus was the son of Re Horus was an Egyptian god, originally from Upper Egypt (Southern Egypt). In the Old Kingdom, people thought of Horus as having the head of a falcon, and his name means "falcon" in [...]

30 05, 2017

Later Central Asian Art – History of Art

By |2017-05-30T11:32:47-07:00May 30th, 2017|Art, Central Asia|0 Comments

Turkmenistan painting in a Chinese-Islamic style The collapse of the Mongol Empire in the end of the Middle Ages meant that artists scattered to the courts of many smaller states that were competing for power all over Central Asia. Among the Uzbeks, in Bukhara, artists worked in the same tradition as in the [...]