Samstag, 23. Juli 2011

British Museum

Ancient Egypt

Colossal bust of Pharaoh Ramesses II, about 1250 BC

Statue of Amenhotep I, 18 Dynasty, about 1510 BC

Colossal head of Amenhotep III around 1350 BC


Aztec Double-Headed Serpent

Turquoise mosaic, Mexico, 15th-16th century AD

The serpent was a very important religious relic, symbolic of rebirth and renewal

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