King Seti I (1302-1290 BC) waged wars against the Hittites and Libyans and built great
temples at Thebes and Abydos as a sort of after-life insurance.
The goddess Hathor often sported a cows head. She began her career as goddess of the
heavens and love, diversifying into Egypt's really big business, death.
Is it just a coincidence, that she looks a bit anorectic?
- Ancient Egypt: Gods, pharaohs, culture and a short history, with quite a few useful links.
- If a pile of bricks constitutes a piece of art in the 20th century then so does the
Egyptian brick to be found here.
- More about Egypt
- King Tut