Light of Egypt — Ancient Egyptian Maiden and Oryx
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Ancient Egyptian Maiden and Oryx

Allegorical meaning of this painting

This painting describes the liberation and transformation of the soul in the Egyptian religion, here depicted as an Oryx. The additional details illustrate the processes that led the soul from darkness to light, and from ignorance to wisdom. The date palm, for instance, symbolized Spiritual nourishment, teaching and enlightenment. Those of you who are familiar with the life of Gautama Buddha will recall that the Sage gained enlightenment whilst sitting underneath a 'Bodhi' tree. For this reason trees of all kinds played an important role in the religious iconography of ancient Egypt, as they also did in the religion of other countries. The interpretation of natural symbols like this formed a major part of the instructions imparted to students of the Mysteries in Egypt.

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Ancient Egyptian Maiden and Oryx

ancient egyptian maiden and oryx
This charming picture of an Ancient Egyptian maiden leading an oryx has been lovingly hand-painted in gouache and watercolour. It is a completely original work of art and not a reproduction of any known existing Ancient Egyptian artwork. As we said above, such pictures of were carefully designed to convey Spiritual Knowledge in pictorial form for the benefit of the students of the Mysteries.

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

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