Light of Egypt — Ancient Egyptian Goddess Isis
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Ancient Egyptian Goddess Isis

Allegorical meaning of this painting

ISIS (written 'AST' in Ancient Egypt), represented many different aspects of Divinity during the long period of Egypt's history. From the earliest times she was associated with Motherhood in all its various types, from the purely human mother, through Mother Nature as the embodiment of the feminine principle that nourishes and protects every living thing, to the Divine Mother of all. It was in this latter guise that she represented the highest archetypal mother principle, without which creation is impossible. Isis was also the wife and sister of Osiris (written 'ASAR' in Ancient Egypt), who, together with their son, Horus, were worshipped by the masses in Egypt as the embodiment of the ideal family.

But there were many other, secret, attributes of the Goddess that were only revealed to the Initiates of the Sacred Mysteries, and it is to these that Plutarch referred when he wrote: "I, ISIS, am all that hath been, and is, and shall be; and no mortal hath lifted my veil." This is true, for the Mysteries into which the Greek philosopher was partially initiated in Egypt, transformed the mortal man into the immortal from whom no secrets were hidden. The cloak of motherhood in all its guises was for the those outside the Veil; those within it beheld the naked Truth, which, as Plato remarked, "it is not lawful to divulge."

This painting of the Ancient Egyptian Goddess Isis has been carefully crafted in watercolour and coloured pencil. It is a completely original work of art filled with sacred symbolism that can be read on many levels. Those who know something about the true meaning of such symbolism will recognise the Light within this painting; a Light that illuminated the civilization of Ancient Egypt for many thousands of years.

Ancient Egyptian Goddess Isis

ancient egyptian goddess isis
This original painting depicts the most beloved goddess in the Ancient Egyptian pantheon. Although, as we have said above, she represented many different aspects of Deity throughout the long history of Ancient Egypt, Isis remained the archetypal Mother principle at all times.

Egypt art print limited to 200 copies
Coloured pencil and watercolour.
Size 210mm x 305mm. Print shown 38% actual size.
Printed on heavyweight acid-free semi-gloss paper using non-fading printing inks.

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