statue Of Knowledge Egyptian God Thoth stone made in egypt

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Seller: onuris.eg (15) 100%, Location: cairo, Ships to: US, Item: 401945501462 Made in Egypttype: thoth statuestyle: AntiqueMaterial: polystoneHeight: 24cm Width: 5.5cm Depth: 8.5cmweight: 0.580 kgBrand: Onuris ShippingWe ship within 2 business days of payment, usually sooner.Shipping service DHL Express 7 Business Days PaymentWe accept payment by PayPal method Customer satisfaction is very important to us. If you have any problem with your order, please contact us and we will do our best to make you satisfied. Please visit our store to check out other items for sale!Thank you for shopping at Onuris store. History Thoth was originally a moon god. The moon not only provides light at night, allowing time to still be measured without the sun, but its phases and prominence gave it a significant importance in early astrology/astronomy. The cycles of the moon also organized much of Egyptian society's rituals and events, both civil and religious. Consequently, Thoth gradually became seen as a god of wisdom, magic, and the measurement and regulation of events and of time. He was thus said to be the secretary and counselor of the sun god Ra, and with Ma'at (truth/order) stood next to Ra on the nightly voyage across the sky. Thoth became credited by the ancient Egyptians as the inventor of writing (hieroglyphs), and was also considered to have been the scribe of the underworld. For this reason, Thoth was universally worshipped by ancient Egyptian scribes. Many scribes had a painting or a picture of Thoth in their "office". Likewise, one of the symbols for scribes was that of the ibis. In art, Thoth was usually depicted with the head of an ibis, possibly because the Egyptians saw the curve of the ibis' beak as a symbol of the crescent moon. Sometimes, he was depicted as a baboon holding up a crescent moon. During the late period of Egyptian history, a cult of Thoth gained prominence due to its main centre, Khmun (Hermopolis Magna), also becoming the capital. Millions of dead ibis were mummified and buried in his honour. Thoth was inserted in many tales as the wise counselor and persuader, and his association with learning and measurement led him to be connected with Seshat, the earlier deification of wisdom, who was said to be his daughter, or variably his wife. Thoth's qualities also led to him being identified by the Greeks with their closest matching god Hermes, with whom Thoth was eventually combined as Hermes Trismegistus, also leading to the Greeks' naming Thoth's cult centre as Hermopolis, meaning city of Hermes. Condition: Ancient Egyptian statues made in egypt

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