Papyrus of Ani (Book of the Dead) - The Judgement
(Above) -Twelve Gods seated in Order, as judges before a table of offerings. (Below) - The Psychostasia of Weighing of the Conscience of Ani. The Jackal-headed Anubis trying (in the balance) the heart of the deceased against the feather (symbolising the law). On the left, Ani and his wife cn be seen in a pose of devotion; on the right an Ibis-headed Thoth, the Scribe of the Gods, notes down the resultsof this trial, whilst behind, the monster Amemit, the Devourer, looms menacingly. On the left of the balance, Shai (Destiny) with two Goddesses Renenit and Meschenit behind, all under the soul of Ani (symbolisedby a human-headed hawk and the symbol of a cradle). Date: around 1550 BCE
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Monastery of Santa Mari?a La Real. Royal Pantheon. Tomb of K
Monastery of Santa Mari?a La Real. Royal Pantheon, built around 1556. Renaissance style. On burial urns, made of white stone, houses the reclining figures of various personages with attributes of King and an epitaph. First, the tomb of King Bermudo III of Leon. Najera. La Rioja. Spain.
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CRESCENZI, Giovanni Battista (1577-1635). Pantheon
CRESCENZI, Giovanni Battista (1577-1635). Pantheon of the Kings. 1620. SPAIN. San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Located under the high altar, consists of 26 marble graves with the remains of the kings and queens of the houses of Austria and Bourbon. Its dome is made of jade, marble and bronze. The central lamp is a piece of gilded bronze of Italian origin. Baroque art. Architecture.
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