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Ancient Egypt

'Goddess supporting the sky at Dendera.' A goddess is supporting the sky with raised arms on the astronomical ceiling in the outer hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera. A winged sun disk hovers above it. Via Patty Flagler

Since Horus was said to be the sky, he was considered to also contain the sun and moon. It became said that the sun was his right eye and the moon his left, and that they traversed the sky when he, a falcon, flew across it.

Since HERU ("Horus") is the Falcon said to be the sky, he was considered to also contain the sun and moon. It is said that the sun was his right eye and the moon his left, and that they traversed the sky when he, a falcon, flew across it

Egyptian painting on papyrus

Photo about Ancient Egyptian hand painting on papyrus - 36742211