Image from The Book of the Heavenly Cow

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Joshua J. Mark
by wikipedia
published on 10 August 2019
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The Book of the Heavenly Cow (from the Middle Kingdom 2040-1782 BCE) includes a depiction of the goddess Nut as a celestial cow who raises the sun god Ra to the upper heavens and away from humanity who had rebelled against him. This image comes from the New Kingdom (c. 1570-c.1069 BCE), the era in which the extant text of The Book of the Heavenly Cow was recovered.

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