Sisyphus, Sun-Disks and Dung Beetles

 

“Sisyphus’s ‘shameless stone’ was originally a sun disk,

and the hill up which he rolled it was the value of heaven.”

Robert Graves, The Greek Myths, Volume 1, 1990

 

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Image by Vladamir Kush

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 Kheper, the sacred dung beetle of the Egyptians

 

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Nun lifts the barque of the sun god

 
 
 

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