From Luxor temple: “A figure of Thoth carved on the back of the throne of the seated statue of Rameses II.”
Northern Iraq, Nimrud, Neo-Assyrian Period (9th century B.C.)SculptureGypseous alabasterHeight: 88 in. (223.52 cm)
Relief panels of four gods: Neptune, Vulcan, Mercury and Minerva, Augustan period 27 BC - 14 AC, Chapel of The Four Gods, Herculano, Italy.
From the Cairo Museum, a stela with Isis (left) and Osiris (right) in snake-form, with the griffin of the goddess Nemesis between them.
Indra, King of the Gods’ Heaven
Artist/maker unknown, Nepalese
Made in Nepal, Asia
Malla Dynasty (1200-1769)
Mercury-gilded copper alloy with spinel rubies, rock crystal, and turquoise
Philadelphia Museum of Art