National Geographic : 1955 Nov
© National Geographic Society 628 A Commoner and Wife (Left) Mingle with the Gods, Once the Right of Kings Alone Sennedjem, a servant of the New Kingdom necropolis at Deir el Medina, watches squatting godlings play follow-the-leader behind crowned Osiris (upper panel) and falcon-headed Horus, who wears the Aten, or Sun Disk. In the panel overhead, sacred cobras balance solar circles on their heads. Above, twin jackals of Anubis sprawl on shrines; each faces an eye, a symbol of Horus. Vault at left spreads two panels showing Sennedjem adoring gods of the underworld and the ibislike Thoth, divinity of wisdom.