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The anfloga, here a vulture, carries the ring of eternity
gielleð


He clasps the crag with crooked hands;
Close to the sun in lonely lands,
Ring'd with the azure world, he stands.

The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls;
He watches from his mountain walls,
And like a thunderbolt he falls.

exeter cathedral

anfloga


But how come Nesitanebtasheru gets immortalised?

 

A Seafarer

 
 

 




in the tomb of Senejem, Thebes, 13th/14th century BC.

 

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