Goddess Isis by katerina

Goddess Isis

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Added: Jun 07, 2008
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Isis is a Goddess in Ancient Egyptian mythology,her name means 'female of throne', or ' Queen of the throne' To the Greeks she was known as Demeter , to the Romans as Ceres .
Isis is referred to as "The Mother of All Goddesses" and in egyptian myhtology was celebrated as the ideal mother, wife she is also known as a great ruler and magician.
She was sister and wife to Osiris and mother of Horus.Ancient Egyptians believed that the Nile flooded every year because of her tears of sorrow for her dead husband, Osiris.

Completed with pastels and color pencils on 4x6 canson mi tientes

modeled after fellow fantasy artist maria j william.

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katerina's picture

thank you anne marie so much!! Smile:)Smile

ambroughton's picture

Lovely work Katerina, she has such entrancing eyes! Smile

katerina's picture

thank you christine so much!! so happy to see you stop by *hugs*

katerina's picture

thank you (((rita))) so much xoxox0

rita's picture

Wonderful work, Katerina!

griffingirl's picture

I knew she looked familiar! Lovely job...yay, colored pencils!

Art at its best.