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Vigoda
The Mayan writing style is fascinating. I am always amazed at the brilliance of ancient scribes of all cultures. In my opinion, the Mayan art form seems to be affected by hallucinogens, more so than... View More
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In Mayan culture, this blood-letting ritual summons the Vision Serpent which is used to communicate with the dead/gods. The spirit is appearing from the serpent's mouth. https://www.britishmuseum.org... View More
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After spending a lot of time scanning the internet for cylinder seals, I was astonished to find the same motif in the Book of the Dead. It raises an interesting question: Why would official seals fr... View More
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Vigoda
Looking at the Hunefer Book of the Dead (center right in the image), the two people highlighted in blue would be Anubis presenting the deceased for judgment. To the right of the blue is Horus presenting the blameless deceased to Osiris. In the Ani version (bottom right), the highlighted blue contain... View More
March 30, 2021
DGOGODODG
There's definitely a stylistic connection between the various seals and the Book of the Dead. Good catch.
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March 30, 2021
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I am currently investigating the possibility that the motif on top of the Code of Hammurabi and other motifs, such as Potnia Theron, are actually the same motif. While many of these may not seem rela... View More
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Mike
I definitely see some similarities.
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March 29, 2021
HermeticAdept
These look sumerian and babylonian. Good eye my friend! They are certainly of the same myths although over 1000s of years apart in some cases. you will find assyrian/iranian/scythian having the same pictographs. The new sumerian stories i love. “The Lost Books of Enki” especially. draw lines betwee... View More
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April 3, 2021
Vigoda
Les Claypool always puts on amazing live shows. When I first heard him play the whamola, my face melted. This first video shows him playing it, which is just as interesting as the sound it makes, t... View More
Vigoda
Supervolcanoes and catastrophism are fascinating topics. After watching Mind Escape's episode 175 "Supervolcanoes Part 2: Hotspots and History" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CTbfeUtCME), I went b... View More
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