Ancient Modern – New Kingdom Feather Pattern

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This pattern was painted thousands of years ago, yet – actual time-worn surface aside – it looks so modern! Interesting are the grid lines. This has the same modernity as the 16th or 17th century bargello ‘flame’ stitch pattern, or … Continued

An Ancient Egyptian Scarab 

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Scarabs are almost shorthand for ancient Egypt so ubiquitous are they in movies and books about that far gone time. Nonetheless, the carvings of these scarabs are beautiful in a mysterious sort of way – evoking ancient rites and travel … Continued