Love Temple Wisdom No. 56

"All is within yourself. Know your most inward self and look for what corresponds with it in nature." Kemetian Proverb
“All is within yourself. Know your most inward self and look for what corresponds with it in nature.” Kemetian Proverb

Today’s mantra: laugh freely.

Copyright 2014 Ajua Hawkins

The Metropolitan Museum: Obelisks

obelisk 3.22.14Obelisk at The Met

Within the Ancient Egyptian exhibition at The Met, one will find a room filled with images of obelisks from around the world. Growing up in the United States, I am most familiar with the very tall obelisk found in Washington, DC – The Washington Monument. However, the obelisk originates in a more ancient time. Wikipedia describes an obelisk as “a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top.” It explains that the builders of Ancient Egyptians called it, “tekhenu” and they were usually placed in pairs at the entrance of a temple.

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