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Osiris. Egyptian God of the Dead by Dawnsky2

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For the 500/5000 Group, 13.12.09. Total Views to Date 2599.

3d image, finished in PSP,PS,,

Osiris, Son of Geb and Nut, Brother and Husband to Isis, Brother of Set.
Osiris was a grand King of Egypt, he built the temples and made new laws which were fair for the people, and his people loved him, for he cared for them, showed them how to farm the land, and rid the land cannibalisum.

His brother Set became jealous of his popularity and plotted a devious plan to kill him. This way Set could live as Pharaoh, rule and change the Kingdom again. He set about his plan.

One day a huge party took place and Set had a magnificent coffin made, he told the people of the party, whomever fitted in this grand coffin, may keep it,, he let everyone try it for size. Except it fitted no one, other than Osiris.

Osiris was overjoyed that this grand coffin would be his. And Set told him to try it out for size, so he did. When Osiris got in, and Set immediately ordered his men to nail down the lid, tight. After this was done, Set then ordered the coffin to be thrown into the Nile. Where it sank to the bottom.

Isis soon found out and hawled her husbands body from the depths of the Nile. Isis then hid it in marshes, but Set found it. He then took Osiris’ body and cut it into pieces, which he spread over the kingdom.

Isis spent time looking for her husband, and when she had found all the pieces, she asked Anubis, to help her put Osiris back together. Once together, they became husband and wife and produced Horus. I believe Osiris became the first Mummified Egyptian.

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god, ancient, dead, isis

Comments

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...about 6 years ago

    WOW WOW WOW THIS IS FANTASTIC PIECE OF WORK LAURA, WOW love this dawnxxx

  • brirose55
    brirose55about 6 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Dawnsky2
    Dawnsky2about 6 years ago

    wow,, thanks so much dawn!!!!
    this has taken most of the day..and so i really, really appricate your comment :)))))) x

  • Dawnsky2
    Dawnsky2about 6 years ago

    thank you ever so much brirose :)

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainabout 6 years ago

    This is really stunning, gorgeous

  • Dawnsky2
    Dawnsky2about 6 years ago

    thank you so much pinkyjain ::)))

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omarabout 6 years ago

    Laura, This is absolutely awesome…I love it!!!!!!!!! Sally xxoo

  • shapiro
    shapiroabout 6 years ago

    Laura this is just amazing! You have captured his real Spirit in this work! This demonstrates your wonderful perception and amazing talent! The message here is to take heart and view the next chapter of your life with joy, trust and positive anticipation. This represents both the end and the beginning of any cycle as well as symbolizing the ongoing journey that takes us towards new life, growth and greater awareness. If I could favourite this twice I would! Excellent work and truly inspiring!Sx

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehabout 6 years ago

    Great artwork and great story; was a very fascinating read.

  • Mysticmoon
    Mysticmoonabout 6 years ago

    This is awesome, Laura.
    I am looking for words but am speechless. As Sophie mentioned, you have captured the Spirit in this wonderful work. I love it!

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