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Jubilee Vessel of Pepi I

Egyptian, c. 2290 BC, 6th Dynasty
alabaster (calcite) and pigment, Saqqara (Place of Origin)

" ... The beautiful hieroglyphs on this vessel identify its owner and the ritual in which it was used. On the left is King Pepi I's Horus name (one of a king's five names), "Beloved of the Two Lands [Egypt]." At center is his throne name, Mery-re; below are brief, symmetrical texts reading, "given life and dominion forever." On the right is a text, "First day of the Sed-festival." If an Egyptian king reigned for thirty years, he performed a ritual of renewal, the Sed-festival, in which this vessel would have been used. ...

[Translation] The Horus, Mery-tawy (Beloved of the Two Lands); King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Mery-re (Beloved of Re); First occasion of the Sed-festival; Given life and dominion forever, given life and dominion forever;

[Translation] Right column: "First of the Sed Festival" Middle column: "King of Upper and Lower Egypt", Mery-Ra

Left column: "Horus name=Mery-tawy"; Horizontally " Given life and happiness forever" (this twice) ... " Walters Art Museum

- That's probably the celebration of the end of the king's penis-cage ... and probably his "hieros-gamos" after his snake/Kundalini leaves his body and the new child begins to breath freely ...

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I call this photo taken in October 2020:

"Pepi Sed Vessel"

 

 

Pepi Sed Vessel

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"Copper statue of Pepi I or perhaps his son Merenra Nemtyemsaf I, from Hierakonpolis" - Wikipedia

I call this photo:

"Pepi - 2"

 

- In a long reign of fifty years the King's penis cager probably spanned 3 generations - That's an all female royal house, with a few males as window dressing ! Probably highly sexual too from the sensuality of the art of Pepi's reign.


There are at least six queens and three princesses to focus on, but probably the main one was his daughter Meritites IV:

" ... also known as Meritites II as she was the second queen by that name) was a queen from the Sixth Dynasty. She was believed to be a wife of Pepi I Meryre, but her title of King’s Daughter of his body of Pepy-Mennefer (s3t-niswt-nt-kht.f-ppy-mn-nfr) is now understood to indicate that she was a daughter of Pepi I Meryre and wife of a king Neferkare, presumably Pepi II. One more evidence for that theory is that her name means "Beloved of her father".

... Her titles include: Great one of the hetes-sceptre, She who sees Horus and Seth (m33t-hrw-stsh), Great of Praises (wrt-hzwt), King’s Wife (hmt-nisw), King’s Wife, his beloved (hmt-nisw meryt.f), and Companion of Horus (smrt-hrw)." Wikipedia

- The explanation is she inherited her father's penis cage after his main queen passed on - an ancient Egyptian practice of father's marrying virile daughters...

His Vizier - Inenek-Inti was also one of his wives placing the government of Egypt firmly in female hands:

"Inti's titles were: Hereditary Princess (iryt-p`t), Foremost of the Elite (h`tit-p`t), King’s Wife (hmt-niswt), King’s Wife, his beloved (hmt-niswt mryt.f), Daughter of Merehu (z3t-Mr?w), Daughter of Geb (z3t-Gb). ... " Wikipedia

- That was also dynasty that was in contact with the dwarves of central Africa - who had a rigid Amazon class structure: ...

His grandson Pepi II had a keen interest in central Africa:


“You have said in your letter that you have come down in safety from Yam with the army and brought many beautiful gifts which Hathor, Lady of Yamu, has given to the King of Upper and Lower Egypt.

You also say in this letter that you have brought a dwarf of divine dances from the land of the horizon-dwellers. Like the dwarf whom the Treasurer of the God, Baurded, brought from Punt in the time of King Isesi.

You say to my Majesty, Never before has one like him been brought by any other who has visited Yam.

Each year you do what your lord desires – spending day and night with the caravan. Now come northward at once to the Court. You must bring the dwarf, alive, sound and well to rejoice and gladden the heart of the King of Upper and Lower Egypt.

When he comes down with you into the ship, appoint reliable people who shall be beside him on each side of the vessel and take care lest he should fall into the water.

When he sleeps at night, appoint trustworthy people who shall sleep beside him. Inspect him ten times a night because my Majesty desires to see this dwarf more than the all products of Sinai and Punt.

If you arrive at the Court and the dwarf is with you, alive, and well, my Majesty will make you many excellent honours to be an ornament for the son of your son for ever. All the people will say when they hear what my Majesty does for you: “Is there anything like this which was done for the privy counsellor Harkhuf, when he came down from Yam.”

Consorts: " ... Six consorts of Pepi I have been identified with near certainty by Egyptologists. Pepi's best-attested wives were Ankhesenpepi I and Ankhesenpepi II, who both bore future pharaohs and were daughters of the nomarch of Abydos Khui and his wife Nebet.Further queens are Nubwenet, Inenek-Inti who became a vizier of Pepi, and Mehaa (also called Haaheru). All were buried in pyramids adjacent to that of Pepi. Another consort, Sebwetet, is mentioned on relief fragments from the necropolis surrounding Pepi's pyramid.

Two more queens have been proposed for Pepi I based on partial evidence. First is a Queen Nedjeftet, whose name is recorded on blocks excavated in the necropolis adjacent to Pepi's pyramid. The identification of Nedjeftet as Pepi's consort remains uncertain owing to the lack of inscriptions explicitly naming her husband. Given the location of Nedjeftet's blocks in the necropolis, she may be the owner of a pyramid west of Pepi's. Second is another queen, named Behenu, who was buried in the second largest queen pyramid of the necropolis of Pepi, north of his. She could either be one of his consorts or a wife of Pepi II.

A final unnamed queen, only referred to by her title "Weret-Yamtes",is known from the inscriptions uncovered in the tomb of Weni, an official serving Pepi. This queen, whose name is purposefully left unmentioned by Weni, conspired against Pepi and was prosecuted when the conspiracy was discovered. ... " Wikipedia

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- Queen Ankhesenpepi II. Her son by Pepi I became the next King Merenre I. It seems she married her son Merenre I and had a son with him - King Pepi II with her as the infant Pepi II's regent. Her mother was Nebet who was also a vizier or head of government.

- Note the traces of dark brown pigment. That was a negro dynasty.

- My guess is she was the penis-cager or "dog-leash" holder of her son or nephew Merenre, but not the biological mother of Pepi II.

That's an inmportant distinction - the marriage between mother and son or sister and brother was religious but probably not actual incest. The penis cager decided who had the right to mount the penis during Temple of Amun sex and mastubation rituals.

" ... Ankhesenpepi II (also known as Ankhenespepi, Ankhenesmeryre, Ankhenesmerire and Ankhesenpepi) lived towards the end of the sixth dynasty of the Old Kingdom. She was the wife of two pharaohs (Pepi I and Merenre I), the mother of another pharaoh (Pepi II), and probably ruled Egypt as regent while Pepi II was still a child.

She was not of royal blood, but her family was very influential. Her father, Khui, was a prominent official and her mother, Nebet, was the first known female Vizier (although some suggest this was purely an honorific title granted to her when her daughter became the wife of the king). Her brother, Djau, would also serve as Vizier and her sister (confusingly also named Ankhesenpepi/Ankhesenmeryre) was also married to her husband Pepi I.

Her name means “Pepi lives for her”. When she married Pepi I (whose throne name was Meryre) her name changed to Ankhesenmeryre (“Meryre lives for her”). She was initially a traditional sixth dynasty queen with the usual titles ... . When her husband died, she married his successor Merenre I Nemtysaf (the son of her sister and her husband). It was initially thought that her son Pepi II was the son of Pepi I, but it now looks likely that he was actually the son of Merenre. When Merenre died (after a reign of around ten years) Pepi II became king. Many experts now believe that Ankhnespepi acted as regent for the early part of his reign, partly because he was so young. There are a few pieces of art which would seem to support this assumption.

Ankhnespepi II and Pepi II are depicted together in a beautiful alabaster statue (now at the Brooklyn Museum). The statue is clearly making a connection between the queen and Isis, and the young king and Horus. However, it is also notable that it marks one of the very few occasions that a king is depicted as being smaller than another mortal. It could be considered a visual record of her regency. In the Sinai, she was depicted the same size as her son in a rock cut inscription.

There is also an interesting inscription from Wadi Maghara. The queen (in this instance named Ankhenesmeryre) holds the title “mother of the king”, but it is written in an unconventional way which places the vuture (mwt –mother) inside the word for king (nsw bity), which perhaps again hints at her powerful role. An image of the queen appears at the foot of the inscription. This could simply be considered the determinative for her name (which appears above the figure), but it is worthy of note that there is no corresponding image of the king – perhaps confirming that the expedition was ordered by her and not him. Finally, the burial chamber of her pyramid (which was the largest queens pyramid in Saqqara) is covered in pyramid texts – an honour previously restricted to the pharaoh (although also granted to a few of Pepi II’s wives). After her death her statue was worshipped at Abydos for some time. ... " ancientegyptonline

Ankhesenpepi II' titles: " ... Her titles as queen were: Great one of the hetes-sceptre (wrt-hetes), She who sees Horus and Seth (m33t-hrw-stsh), Great of Praises (wrt-hzwt), King’s Wife of Mennefer-Meryre (hmt-niswt-mn-nfr-mry-r`), King’s Wife, his beloved (hmt-nisw meryt.f), God’s Daughter (s3t-ntr), This Daughter of a God (s3t-ntr-wt), Attendant of the Great One (khtt-wr), Companion of Horus (tist-hrw), Companion of Horus (smrt-hrw). However, it is now known that she was also the chief queen of Merenre after the death of Pepi I, her first husband. In 1999/2000, excavation work at her Saqqara funerary temple uncovered several stone blocks inscribed with a previously unknown royal title for her:

"[The] King's Wife of the Pyramid of Pepy I, King's Wife of the Pyramid of Merenre, King's Mother of the Pyramid of Pepy II."
Since the temple was constructed under Pepi II because it makes a reference to king Pepi II, this shows that Merenre married Queen Ankhesenpepi II after Pepi I died. Merenre was Ankhesenpepi II's nephew. As the South Saqqara Stone document, an annal document created under Pepi II, shows that no period of coregency existed under Pepi I and Merenre, this suggests that Merenre and Ankhesenpepi II were rather the parents of Pepi II (rather than Pepi I) particularly since this document also assigns Merenre an independent reign of about a decade to Merenre.

After her son Pepi came to the throne, Ankhesenpepi added the titles Mother of the Dual King Men-ankh-Neferkare (mwt-niswt-biti-mn-kh`-nfr-k3-r`), King’s Mother of Men-ankh-Neferkare (mwt-niswt- mn-kh`-nfr-k3-r`), and King’s Mother (mwt-niswt)...." Wikipedia

- That fact pattern clearly reveals who was sovreign and who was consort - The men were consorts! In the sixth dynasty female power extended beyond royalty to actual rule withe female Viziers like Ankhesenpepi II' mother Nebet.

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Nude King Pepi II:

" ... Pepi II as a child

An alabaster statuette of 16 cm high also represents Pepi II as a child, in a pose that is unusual in both royal and private statuary.
The king is squatting on the ground with his legs folded and slightly apart. His left hand was resting on his knee and, although it is missing, his right hand is assumed to have been held to the mouth.

He is completely naked, a sign of his young age. ... " ancient-egypt.

The internet sees this is as a nude infant Pepi II. I disagree - that's a nude adult sexually submissive King ...

The image that entered my mind is the phallic Legba - but in his caged state. This was probably an aphrodisiac as women find a sexually caged man erotic - especially a caged man under their personal power.

In Egypt this squatting position usually means a woman giving birth. Pepi II was in a birthing position - probably a tradition from the Amazons of central Africa ....

- King Pepi II:

Pepi II is clearly a Negro here. He was also probably a dwarf. That's the subtext of the dwarf narrative in the 6th dynasty and there are images of Egyptian women with dwarf husbands in the 5th dynasty.

Pepi II was reported to have ruled for 94 years by Manetho. But research says it's probably 64 years on the throne. During that time he must have had a large number of penis cagers - starting with his dominating mother Queen Ankhesenpepi II.

After his death, the 6th dynasty came to an end and Egypt had no King for over 200 years. - Power probably moved south to the Dwarf ruled Amazon countries of "Yam." There is reported to have been one Queen who ruled Egypt after Pepi II - Nitrokis - but she is mostly a legend.

-- Seneb the dwarf and his Egyptian wife c. 2520 BC - 5th or 6th Dynasty


" .... Seneb was a high-ranking court official in the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt, circa 2520 BC. A dwarf, Seneb was a person of considerable importance and wealth who owned thousands of cattle, held twenty palaces and religious titles and was married to a high-ranking priestess of average size with whom he had three children. His successful career and the lavishness of his burial arrangements are indicative of the acceptance given to dwarfs in ancient Egyptian society, whose texts advocated the acceptance and integration of those with physical disabilities.

Seneb is depicted with his wife and children in a painted sculpture from his tomb, rediscovered in 1926, that is a famous example of Old Kingdom art. It shows him sitting cross-legged on a block of stone with his wife embracing him and his children standing below him where the legs of a full-size person would ordinarily have been. The composition of the scene thus achieves a harmonious symmetry. It depicts Seneb realistically with the facial features and shortened limbs of an individual with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism. Paintings and carvings in the tomb give his titles and depict various scenes from his life, such as carrying out inspections of his estate and holding symbols of his office. ... " Wikipedia

- Below are probably not his children but Seneb and his wife in their Harpocrates or child Horus form. Dark child is the male or Seneb "dog-leash" tan....

That indicates at a Sed festival and at least 30 years in the penis cage for Seneb

- Nude dwarf princess steering an 18th dynasty boat

" Basin with a boat from the tomb of Tutankhamun. At the front of the boat a young girl is kneeling holding a lotus bud while at the helm the boat is steered by a dwarf figure." - Alamy

- Dwarves continued to hold high positions in Egypt as late as the 18th dynasty era of King Tutankhamen. Here a nude female dwarf with the royal sidelock of youth steers a boat

- Queen Ankhenesmeryre II with young Pepy II

Queen Ankhenesmeryre II with young Pepy II

Alabaster, Dynasty 6, c. 2288-2194 B.C., Brooklyn Museum of Art - © Joan Ann Lansberry

- That's not a child. It's more likely a dwarf Pepy II

- That's the ancient Egyptian archetype - rule by the goddess and the diminutive sexually caged male.

- But that's misleading - the sex cage creates high sexual potency ...

- Dog from the Egyptian monument 1891, one of the favorite dogs of King Antef, from his funereal stele

11th Dynasty

- My guess is that's a negro female dwarf and her symbolic "dog" or husband on the penis leash.

- Two children of the dwarf Seneb

" Two children of the dwarf Seneb. Chief of all the Dwarfs of the Clothing. Found in the stone naos embedded in the brickwork of his tomb. Painted Limestone. Fifth dynasty. Giza c. 2494 to 2345 BC. ... " Getty Images

- My impression is the sidelock of youth means female despite the penis. It's probably an illustration of the change of Seneb's wife caused by his penis dog-cage.

- Or the pale female is the start wife and the tan with penis and sidelock of youth is the finished female Harpocrates after a 30 year Sed period

- Sed vessel of Pepi II

" ... Calcite-alabaster jar with the cartouches of pharaoh Pepi II, from Egypt. Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, 2279-2219 BCE. Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany. ... " Wikipedia

 

- That's the Sed vessel of Pepi II - I suppose his "hieros-gamos" date ... or his second birth into a higher form

" ... This calcite-alabaster jar (probably was a container for cosmetic oil) is inscribed with four royal titulary names of the Egyptian Pharaoh Pepi II (2284 - c. 2216 BCE). On the left is the nomen (birth name) of Pepi II. On the right is the prenomen (throne name) which reads "Nefer-ka-Re" ( Beautiful is the Ka of Re). At the middle is the Horus name (written in a serekh) while on the left upper corner lies the golden Horus name, which reads "skhm bik nbw" (the golden falcon is powerful). From Egypt, precise provenance is unknown. Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, 2279-2219 BCE. On display at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany. ... " ancient - Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

- Dwarf god Bes in birthing position

The God Bes c. 500 BC

The dwarf god Bes in the birthing position. Note the penis "dog-leash" and the female breasts.

Pepi II is depicted in this position above - he was probably a central African dwarf - probably a pygmy from Congo.

" ... Bes..., together with his feminine counterpart Beset, is an ancient Egyptian deity worshipped as a protector of households and, in particular, of mothers, children and childbirth. Bes later came to be regarded as the defender of everything good and the enemy of all that is bad. Bes may have been a Middle Kingdom import from Nubia or Somalia, and his cult did not become widespread until the beginning of the New Kingdom.

Worship of Bes spread as far north as the area of Syria and as far Western as the Balearic Islands (Ibiza) in Spain, and later into the Roman and Achaemenid Empires.

Bes was a household protector, becoming responsible – throughout ancient Egyptian history – for such varied tasks as killing snakes, fighting off evil spirits, watching after children, and aiding women in labour by fighting off evil spirits, and thus present with Taweret at births.

Images of the deity, quite different from those of the other gods, were kept in homes. Normally Egyptian gods were shown in profile, but instead Bes appeared in full face portrait, ithyphallic, and sometimes in a soldier's tunic, so as to appear ready to launch an attack on any approaching evil. He scared away demons from houses, so his statue was put up as a protector. Since he drove off evil, Bes also came to symbolize the good things in life – music, dance, and sexual pleasure. In the New Kingdom, tattoos of Bes could be found on the thighs of dancers, musicians and servant girls. Many instances of Bes masks and costumes from the New Kingdom and later have been uncovered. These show considerable wear, thought to be too great for occasional use at festivals, and are therefore thought to have been used by professional performers, or given out for rent.

Later, in the Ptolemaic period of Egyptian history, chambers were constructed, painted with images of Bes and his wife Beset, thought by Egyptologists to have been for the purpose of curing fertility problems or general healing rituals.

Like many Egyptian gods, the worship of Bes or Beset was exported overseas. While the female variant had been more popular in Minoan Crete, the male version would prove popular with the Phoenicians and the ancient Cypriots. The Balearic island of Ibiza derives its name from the god's name, brought along with the first Phoenician settlers in 654 BC. These settlers, amazed at the lack of any sort of venomous creatures on the island, thought it to be the island of Bes ..... Later the Roman name Ebusus was derived from this designation. ... " Wikipedia

- Dwarf god Bes dancing and with a large and loose penis

Sculptural relief of dancing god Bes

Dancing Bes, 31 BC– 395 AD, Amsterdam, Allard Piersonmuseum

Roman Bes - dancing and out of the penis "dog-leash" with a large and loose phallus

- That was probably the dwarf strength in ancient Egypt - caused by being social outcasts - the libido turned inward ... The famous penis "dog-leash"

- Dwarf god Bes in birthing position - 2

Another Bes in birthing position - Note the red penis "dog-leash" and the female breasts. He is probably giving birth to the large phallus above; - that's an ancient Lebga ...

- Dwarf gods Bes and Bestet

"Bes and Beset; 664–332 BC; limestone - Louvre" - Wikipedia

Bes is dancing with the female Bes - Bestet. He is in the "dog-leash" and is wielding a sword. Bestet is dancing and drumming.

- Dwarf god Bes and protector god Tutu

"Tutu and Bes - Roman Period, Egypt" - Alamy

" ... Tutu ... was an Egyptian god worshipped by ordinary people all over Egypt during the Late Period. The only known temple dedicated to Tutu is located in ancient Kellis. However, reliefs depicting Tutu are seen in other temples, such as the Temple of Kalabsha. Tutu's title at the Shenhur temple was "Who comes to the one calling him". Other titles of his are "Son of Neith," "the Lion," "Great of Strength", and "Master of the demons of Sekhmet and the wandering demons of Bastet".

Tutu's iconography is anthropomorphic, consisting of the body of a striding, winged lion, the head of a human, other heads of hawks and crocodiles projecting from the body, and the tail of a serpent. He was the son of Neith, who was considered as a "dangerous goddess". Other goddesses in the same aspect were named as Mut, Sekhmet, Nekhbet and Bastet. This meant that Tutu is placed in a position of power over demons. It was his role to slay demons sent out by "dangerous goddesses"; other sons of these goddesses performed the same function. These were Maahes, Khonsu and Nefertem. Originally the protector of tombs, Tutu later guarded the sleeping from danger or bad dreams. Tutu was also regarded for ordinary people to worship, offering and rituals were made on portable altars. Offerings included goose and bread, and rituals were for protection from demons and bad dreams. Tutu was stated to have given protection from demons, giving longer life and protecting people from the Netherworld. ... " Wikipedia

- Dwarf god Bes in lionskin

Bes in lionskin with tail.

That's clearly an ancient Negro dwarf - something from central Africa ...

- The question is why don't anti-sex westerners produce the famous "dog-leash" penis? That's a sinister mystery - my answer is that caged energy is being drained off by unknown powers ...

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Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,
Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,
Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them,
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

- J. R. R. Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings

- Tolkien was born in South Africa - but there is not the trace of the Negro in his work. Or is there? In my view the spirit world is mostly Negro - Human history is mostly Negro ...

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In Norse mythology the dwarves have traditionally been black skinned subterranean race - and they are also expert craftsmen:

" ... A dwarf ... is a certain kind of invisible being in the pre-Christian mythology and religion of the Norse and other Germanic peoples. No one really knows what the word “dwarf” and its cognates originally meant, but there’s no indication that it had anything to do with a small stature, a characteristic which is never mentioned in ancient descriptions of these beings.

The dwarves are pitch-black in appearance and live underground in Svartalfheim, a place which was probably thought of as a labyrinthine complex of mines and forges.

The dwarves are most often noted for being extremely skilled smiths and craftspeople. Among the many irreplaceable treasures created by them are: Mjollnir, the hammer of Thor; Gleipnir, the chain that bound the wolf Fenrir when all other fetters failed; Skidbladnir, a ship which belongs to Freyr and always has a favorable wind; Gungnir, the spear of Odin; Draupnir, a ring owned by Odin; the Brisingamen, a magnificent necklace owned by Freya; and the long, golden hair of Sif, Thor’s wife. They’re also extremely knowledgeable, wise, and magically powerful.They turn to stone if exposed to the rays of the sun.

Four dwarves, Austri, Vestri, Nordri, and Sudri (“East,” “West,” “North,” and “South”) hold aloft the four corners of the sky, evidencing their colossal strength.

The lines between the dwarves, elves, and dead humans are very blurry. The dwarves are occasionally called “black elves” (Old Norse svartálfar), and in some instances they’re described as being dead or resembling human corpses. ... " norse-mythology

- Craftsmen to the middle ages - and for us today - possessors of advanced technology

- 30th Dynasty sarcophagus the dwarf Djeho

" ... The Granite Sarcophagus of Dwarf Djeho. 30th Dynasty. Saqqara, Egypt.

Egyptian Museum Caïro.

Djeho shared a tomb with his master Tjaiharpta, which indicates the favored position he had with his patron. Djeho is depicted naked in profile, possibly life-sized (4 ft or 120 cm). It was found by Quibell in 1911. On the sarcophagus' lid, the biography tells us that Djeho was a dancer in burial ceremonies connected to the Apis and Memphis bulls. .... " Jacqueline Engel

- 18th dynasty black skinned dancing Bes

.Wooden black skinned figure of the god Bes playing a tambourine from Thebes, Egypt 18th dynasty c.1300. British Museum

- Pompeii fresco of Bes

" ... Roman fresco wall painting from the Sacrarium of the Temple of Isis in Pompeii depicting the Egyptian god Bes, God of war but also childbirth and the home, and was associated with sexuality, humour, music and dancing, North wall of Sacrarium, Naples National Archaeological Museum , inv 1.72 , Naples National Archaeological Museum ... " Alamy

- Note the "dog-leash" tan. A black African Bes was probably the original source of the penis cage ...

- Horus Cippus under head of Bes

Painted wooden cippus (magical stele) depicting Horus standing upon crocodiles beneath the head of Bes, Egypt, 664-332 BC

That's Harpocrates - or the infant Horus - who to me is a woman in her Horus form - or a phallic female ...

- Crouching Bes - Ptolemaic period

A crouching Bes. Egypt - Ptolemaic Period.

- That's the ancient Bes "birthing" position. He's birthing the phallus - but more specifically the female phallus. A male phallus does not need to be birthed.

The Memphis and Apis bulls were probably phallic symbols - but not the way we imagine - those are female sexual images - and more than images - the dwarf dances were like the Brazilian Carnaval - they helped birth eros ...

The inner image I had when I posted that 30th dynasty nude dwarf sarcophagus above was a nude dancing dwarf covered in female semen ... Or Futa semen - That's what the Egyptian court dwarves did

- 5th dynasty Limestone statue of the dwarf Khnum-hotep


Khnumhotep, priest and overseer of the royal wardrobe - 5th Dynasty, c. 2494-2345 BC. Painted limestone, from Saqqara Necropolis. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

That's a Giza pyramid builder - those are the dreamspace images

- 5th dynasty Limestone statue of the dwarf Khnum-hotep - 2

- Traces of dark brown skin. The Giza pyranid builders were negros

- Statuette of an Apis bull


" ... Apis: the divine bull of the Egyptian capital Memphis, a manifestation of the god Ptah.

Already in the most ancient times, the Egyptians venerated bulls, animals that represented fertility. ("Strong bull" was a common title for creator gods and kings.) Examples are the white Mnevis bull and the Bouchis of Hermonthis, which was also white but had a black head. The Apis is described by the Greek researcher Herodotus of Halicarnassus:

The Apis is the calf of a cow which is never afterwards able to have another. The Egyptian belief is that a flash of light descends upon the cow from heaven, and this causes her to conceive Apis. The Apis-calf has distinctive marks: it is black, with a white square on its forehead, the image of an eagle on its back, the hair on its tail double, and a scarab under its tongue.

The animal was venerated in Memphis, where a special shrine was built. It sometimes served as an oracle.

[Pharaoh] Psammetichus built the southern gateway of the temple of Ptah at Memphis, and opposite it a court for Apis [...]. Apis is kept in this court whenever he appears; it has a colonnade round it, with statues six meters high instead of pillars, and is richly carved with figures.

The Apis was considered to be a manifestation of the Memphite creation god Ptah; it was the "soul (Ba) of Ptah" and "herald (whm) of Ptah". The bull was therefore a kind of servant, who was himself divine. Sometimes, the animal was shown to the populace; during this procession, its walk was considered to be the blessing of the country.

When the Apis died, it was buried in a necropolis at Saqqara. The oldest known burial dates back to Amenophis III (r,1391-1353). The dead bull had become identical to the god of the Underworld, Osiris. Therefore, he was known as Osiris-Apis. During the reign of the Ptolemaic kings (r.323-30 BCE), the god Osirapis or Serapis became the most important god of Egypt.

... The Apis is usually depicted as a black bull with, between his horns, a sun disk and an uraeus snake. An example can be found on the tomb of the Apis that died in September 524, which shows the Cambyses, the Persian king who had conquered Egypt but behaved like a normal pharaoh, venerating the bull.

The Greeks identified the Apis with their demi-god Epaphus, a son of their supreme god Zeus and his lover Io, who had been transformed into a cow. The cult for Apis still existed in Roman times; the sacred animal was even protected by an official bodyguard, a lictor. However, the worship disappeared when Egypt was christianized, although a very brief revival during the reign of the emperor Julianus Apostata (r.361-363) is likely. ... " livius

- I still maintain that was female, not male sexual virility. In Minoan Crete the female "bull-jumpers" symbolically became the sexually fecund bull after mastering it in the ring ...

- The Seven Hathors

The Seven Hathors - those are seven bulls as in "the bull of my mother" - the large bull phallus was female in ancient Egypt - just as Bes became female with breasts as he was birthing a large phallus

The symbol of the Apis bull was the same as the symbol of Hathor - a solar disc between a pair of horns.

" ... Ägyptischer Kultur Club DA
April 13, 2014 · ·
What are the Seven Hathors?
Why seven?
It is unclear how this group of goddesses came into being. They probably originated in the fairy tales I mentioned. The number seven has been a magic number throughout history, also in ancient Egypt. Repeating an utterance or action seven times gives it extra potency, and thus a sevenfold of goddesses will be extra powerful. The goddess Hathor is associated with love, sexuality, motherhood and all things feminine, but it is not clear why this group of seven, which operates as an entity completely separate from Hathor, should carry her name.

It is possible that the story in the Westcar papyrus says something about labour and childbirth in daily life, but not much is known about that. It is quite likely that a group of women would visit at a birth, to help with the labour and make music and bring good wishes. ... " Mohamed_Bakier

- Bes with a large erect phallus

Bes, protector of motherhood, and his large erect phallus in the Ephesus Museum, Selcuk,Turkey

- The direct parrallel is Legba in west Africa. Amazon shamans become Legba or aquire a phallus through ritual and dance that must be sanctioned by the diminutive but phallic Legba

- Bes in a birthing position

Bes is a secret key to ancient Egypt. The central feature of ancient Egypt was probably the female phallus and the Amazons. Those did not appear naturally but were part of a religious process involving Bes and the 30 year Isis knot/penis cage or "dog-leash"

- 5th dynasty birthing Bes with a female breast


Relief of the god Bes, Pyramid of Sahura, Abusir - 5th dynasty, c. 2600 BC

- 30th dynasty Bes over Harpocrates - Stèle de Metternich


- That's a female Horus to me - a phallic female - under a head of Bes who helped birth the phallus.

" ... The Metternich Stela is a magico-medical stele that is part of the Egyptian Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It dates to the Thirtieth Dynasty of Egypt around 380–342 B.C. during the reign of Nectanebo II. The provenance of the stele is unknown.

The stela belongs to a group of stelae known as the "Cippi of Horus" or 'Stelae of Horus on the crocodiles'. These types of stelae were used to protect the ancient Egyptian people from dangerous animals such as crocodiles and snakes. The Magical Stela is one of the largest and most complete of this kind.

It is theorized that in the reign of Nectanebo II, a priest named Esatum traveled to the burial place of the Mnevis bulls at Heliopolis. There he noticed certain inscriptions that he thought were interesting and ordered them to be copied onto a large block of stone. There the stela was created and stood for many years until Alexander the Great conquered the Persians in Egypt and it was brought to Alexandria.

For over two thousand years, the stela was missing until it was discovered in a wall that was excavated in a Franciscan monastery. The stela was then presented to Austrian statesman, Prince Metternich in 1828 by Muhammad Ali Pasha, the ruler of Egypt, and Metternich had stored it in his Kyn×vart Castle (in Bohemia) where the stela remained until 1950, being then purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (where it was known for many years as the Metternich Stela).

... The main function of the Metternich Stela was for the magical healing of poisons, mostly caused by animals. Water was poured over the Stela and collected. The water from the Stela was then drunk by the person suffering from the poisonous ailment. That person would identify with the child Horus who had also suffered such tragedies. During the entire process religious rites from the Stela were recited by local priests.

The first few spells on the stela are related to reptiles and other harmful creatures. The most prominent was the serpent demon Apophis who was the enemy of Ra for he is the equivalent of the devil. The spell forced the serpent to decapitate and burn into pieces. The second half of the spell would force the serpent to vomit and while the priest recited this spell the person inflicted would also vomit freeing their body of the poison.

The next spell was directed towards a cat. The cat contained a bit of a god or goddess and would be able to destroy any sort of poison. The spell asks for Ra to aid the cat in her time of need.

Most of the Stela has inscriptions that describe stories such as the ones above in relation to being poisoned and spells to be cured. The most famous is the story of Isis and the Seven Scorpions. The story takes up the majority of the stela and is most referenced when it came to ailments dealing with poisons. ... " Wikipedia

- 30th dynasty Bes over Harpocrates - Stèle de Metternich - 2


Photo of the stele

- Bes Amazons

Bes Amazons - or Hathor bulls - the "bull of my mother" - from Dmitrys Futa

A dwarf created those monsters! - Or you could say a dwarf converted the genocidal Sekhmet into the loving Hathor ...

- Viewers of the erotic movie "Caligula" will remember the dwarf in the orgy scene - he's the sex object of aroused Roman women and is sexually mounted cowgirl style or "mulier equitans" by one of them ...

After posting this image I saw another erotic image - a towering Amazon with an erect penis anally penetrating a dwarf !

That's a BDSM femdom image and is valid and not necessarily homosexual ... Heterosexual men are mostly unaware that they have a female sexual chakra in their anus ...

I saw that inner image earlier when I was working on the white bull that Poseidon sent to the King of Troy. His Queen was cursed by Poseidon with a lust for the bull - but the image I saw was of the queen with a bull phallus! Trojan women were sexually penetrating their men

Or more accurately - Trojan women sexually caged their husbands - this is explicit in the case of King Minos and Queen Pasiphae - She had a lust for the bull but restricted King Minos to having sex with her exclusively:

" ... PASIPHAE was an immortal daughter of the sun-god Helios. Like her siblings, Aeetes and Kirke (Circe), she was a skilled practitioner of witchcraft (pharmakeia).

Pasiphae married King Minos of Krete (Crete) and bore him a number of sons and daughters. As punishment for some offence against the gods--committed either by herself or her husband--she was cursed with lust for the king's finest bull. The queen enlisted the help of the artisan Daidalos (Daedalus) who built her an animate, wooden cow wrapped in bovine-skin. Hidden inside the contraption she coupled with the bull and conceived a hybrid child--the bull-headed Minotauros (Minotaur).

Pasiphae's husband King Minos also proved unfaithful. When she learned of his indiscretions she bewitched him, causing him to ejaculate poisoned creatures and destroy his lovers. Pasiphae herself, being an immortal, was alone immune to the spell. Minos was later cured by the Athenian girl Prokris (Procris) who devised a remedy for the strange afflication.

Pasiphae was an early Kretan moon-goddess similar to the classical Selene. Both her taurine lover and her Minotaur son--who was also named Asterios (Starry One)--were associated with the constellation Taurus. ... " theoi

- In a nutshell that was ancient Egyptian eros - Femdom or Amazon female/mortal male sexual consorts. Crete was a European outpost of the Egyptian empire

 

- Bes with lyre and a worshipper

Metropolitan Museum of Art, c. 664-380 BC

"... Bes was worshipped and invoked by ordinary Egyptians as a protector. His usual depiction, as a grotesque dwarf with a lion's ears and mane, was thought to deter the approach of the malevolent forces believed to cause illness. His image here appears in a bronze statuette made for the unnamed man shown worshipping the god. The harp held by Bes may reflect his power to calm angry spirits. ... " Met

- Music and dance was central to the Bes cult

- Roman statue of the god Bes - Vatican Museum

" ... Bes, the Egyptian protector of infants and expectant mothers, is distinguished by his unusual iconography. The body is stocky, the legs are bowed and the face is similar to a mask, with a snarling mouth, protruding tongue, and the large swollen eyes marked by deep lines.
In this specimen from the Roman Age there are various traditional features such as the low forehead, the short snub nose, and the fan-shaped beard; the god is however shown here seated on a rock, with his hands resting on his knees, as in the other two examples unearthed in Rome and now preserved in the Museo Barracco and in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
The mouth was probably readjusted in the modern age, and the upper lip appears to protrude, in contrast to the traditional Egyptian iconography.
On the head there is a hole which would have housed a metal attribute or a bolt that would have supported another stone element, possibly the feathered headdress typical of Bes.
A lion’s pelt covers the head and back, and is tied at the mouth. The lion’s forepaws rest on the god’s shoulders, while the lower paws are positioned at the side against his thighs. The name is rendered in the form of a crest with large separate locks extending along his back.
He wears a bulla around his neck, an unusual attribute for this deity in the Egyptian context, but which in the Roman world was associated with childhood and had apotropaic value. This detail confirms the understanding and assimilation on the part of Roman culture of the original meaning of this deity.
The statue was acquired in 1814 by the antiquarian Francesco de Sanctis. ... " museivaticani.

- Bes is in the "birthing" position - has a caged penis and has female breasts - The image is a male birth image - my theory is that the birth of the female phallus that was central to Egyptian civilization - In the original myth he was probably sexually penetrated by a phallic Amazon and is now "giving birth" to an Amazon phallus

- 18th Dynasty child’s chair from tomb of Yuya and Tuya in the valley of the Kings " showing Bes

Probably made for Yuya and Tuya’s granddaughter Princess Sit-Amun. Reign of Amenhotep III, 1390-1352 BC. Egyptian Museum.

- On either side of Bes is Tawaret the goddess of childbirth

- 12 dynasty dancing dwarfs toy

3 dancing dwarfs in ivory -1500 B.C. . This toy was found in the tomb of a girl called Hapy - Lisht, Egypt - Cairo, Museum

- 26th Dynasty Statuette of Bes with wings a crown and an erection

26th Dynasty (Saites) Statuette of Bes, dedicated by Pakher, chancellor of king Psamtek I 664 BCE–610 BC - Louvre

- Bes in his fully birthed position - ie. he has wings and a full erection - and is wearing the Nubian Ram crown of Amun

- Statuette of Memnon - Amenhotep III

Just found this image. Memnon is clearly from Punt - or central Africa. His daughter Akhenaten simply reverted to the Punt system of rule by Amazon.

Bes was a Punt deity and was probaly the archetype of the Punt male - ie Amazon submissive

The other side of this is hypersexuality. Punt man were caged, but also sexually potent - they probably prefered being male "wives" - Memnon was a devotee of the Sekhmet cult

- Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet - Met, c. 300 BC


- Shot blocked, used workaround

"Dwarf god Bes in lionskin", above

" ... Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
4th–2nd century B.C.
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 134

This statue has the visual form known for the god Bes, but the form was actually adopted for depictions of numerous other gods, usually ones related to Horus. This association might be related to the protector role of Bes-type demons in relation to the newborn sun. Egyptologists use the term "Bes-image" to describe such works, or in cases where the name of the god represented is not known. The inscription on this example reads: "Horus-Ashakhet, who makes live Ibi, son of Pediastarte, born of Tadiese...," indicating that the statuette represents an obscure god named Horus-Ashakhet. The offerer's father's name includes the name of the Semitic goddess Astarte, suggesting that the unreadable group of signs following the mother's name might be an epithet of Semitic origin.

This aggressively posed image is notable for the refined polychrome surface decoration that articulates the god's physical features and the minute details of his regalia; it incorporates at least seven distinctive metallic hues derived from the use of a wide variety of metals. ... " Met

- That decription de-Africanizes the statue - but that's still a Negro dwarf to me.

- Herakles and Apollo Fighting Over the Delphic Tripod

Attic Red Figure Krater, Attributed to Myson, c. 490 - 460 B.C. British Museum, London

Bes creates Horus - or Apollo to the Greeks - a phallic Amazon - who has to wrestle with male deities. Here she struggles with Hercules over the Delphic Tripod.

I saw a version of this at the Walters - but the image of Apollo is not obviously female with a penis. This example is more explicit.

- As far as I can see, I am the only person to notice that Apollo is female - with a penis. That means Bes, the ancient Legba has been around ...

Or, you could say, that's Zeus' penis that has been transferred to his daughter by his penis cage - A Bes innovation

- Herakles and Apollo Fighting Over the Delphic Tripod - Walters Art Museum

Terracotta, wheel made; black figure c. 520 BC - Circle of Antimenes Painter (Greek)

" ... Neck Amphora with Herakles and Apollo Fighting Over the Delphic Tripod

This amphora pairs a scene of Dionysus with one of Herakles' exploits: the struggle between Herakles and Apollo for the Delphic tripod. According to myth, Herakles traveled to the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi to consult the oracle, but, when no answer was forthcoming, the hero seized Apollo's tripod, prompting a fight between the two. Herakles, draped in his lion-skin and carrying a club, menaces a youthful Apollo, while Herakles' protector, Athena, and Apollo's twin sister, Artemis, remain on the sidelines. . ... " Walters Art Museum

- 18th dynasty Bronze figure of Bes, with aegis of Amun on his head


- Bes is in the "birthing" position. There is literal childbirth - but there is also the female "hieros-gamos" - or the birth of the female penis - The female Akhenaten being the 18th Dynasty example ...

- Sphinx - Greek bronze c. 550 BC


"... Sphinx, dog of Hades, whom are you guarding, watching over the dead?"

-funerary inscription from Thessaly. The role of the sphinx as a guardian spirit was often a funerary one. Like the griffins that adorned earlier cauldrons of the Orientalizing period, sphinxes such as this one served as "watchdogs" over the precious contents of bronze vessels, which sometimes held the cremated remains of the deceased. ... " Walters Art Museum


- To me the Sphinx is another female with a phallus. Here it's a dog - To the Egyptians it's a lioness with a phallus

The mad dog Greek sphinx could also be code for the unleashed "dog" - or untamed penis - the mark of the barbarian ...

- Greek bronze 525-510 BC


This figure is labelled "Running Male Figure" by the Walters - but to my eye its a phallic woman. I call her a "Bes Athlete" because that's what the diminutive Bes creates - Sexual Amazons!

"The hips and legs of this athletic youth are seen in profile, in a stiffly bent pose that signified running to the Archaic Greeks. His anatomy has been sculpted in detail, though there is an abrupt and awkward transition between the upper and lower body. The figure once served as a handle, perhaps for the lid of a large vessel." Walters Art Museum

Dancing Dwarf - Egyptian, 3rd century BC

"The peaked cap suggests that the dancer is a mime who wears the traditional headdress of a clown or buffoon. Despite, or because of, their deformity, dwarfs held a respected position in Egyptian society and were often credited with magical powers." The Walters Art Gallery

cast bronze with silver inlay

That's a Greek- Egyptian Bes. Dwarves were working their Amazon Bes magic as late as the Greco-Roman period.

- A reductive reading of that magic is hidden pedophilia - ie the dwarf is a child sex substitute. Many high powered women or Amazons cannot have normal eros with adult sexual objects. Power is the main drive of the Amazon and eros an inferior or repressed function.

Etruscan Patera with Figural Handle


4th-3rd century BC bronze with traces of gilding

" ... A patera is a shallow bowl used for rituals. Around the rim of the bowl is inscribed: ANIOVM (Shuthina, in reverse, meaning "sepulchral"), an inscription indicating the object was meant to be placed in a tomb. The handle is in the form of a muscular nude woman wearing a necklace and shoes who supports the edge of the bowl with her upraised arms. ... " Walters Art Museum

- Etruscan society was Amazon . It was the source culture of the ruling Roman families like the family of Julius Ceasar. - Ultimately this was probably an Egyptian colony

- There's physical evidence of ancient Egypt in Etruscan ornaments - although that's usually labelled "Orientalizing" not Egyptian or African.


- But there is a more direct link to Egypt. Julius Ceasar for example was of Etruscan descent - and probably obeyed the Amazon controlled penis-cage system. His "dog-leash" holder was non other than Queen Cleopatra whom he had a son with! So in this reading, Rome did not colonize Egypt, but was colonized by an Egyptian queen!

Queen Cleopatra mounted Julius Ceasar and Marc Anthony in the classic horse riding sexual position - the "Muelier Equitans" after breaking and paying for their bronze penis fibulas during a temple of Amun sex and masturbation ritual ... The two men were consorts of a polyandrous Greek Egyptian Amazon.

This may sound radical today, but polyandry was the accepted system in Rome and Greece. In Ceasar's class it was the custom for a woman to give a man two or three babies then move on as she saw fit. Upper class women were often sexually mounting up to 5 men at the same time, and with emperors wives, it was usually a lot more ...The pattern repeats itself, despite modern prejudices, from Socrates all the way down to the late Roman empire.

Bes, and the Amazon penis-cage radically charge up female sexual appetites while making men sexually obedient to one woman.

Bes-like Demon- 17th to 18th Dynasty Egyptian c. 1600 BC


" ... Resembling the household-deity Bes, this benevolent demon holds a snake in each hand, symbolizing his ability to ward off the bites and stings of venomous creatures...." Walters Art Museum


- My reading of the snake is the birth of the female or Amazon phallus!

Pantheistic Bes, Egypt, Ptolemaic period, 3rd to 2nd century BC

Bronze Pantheistic Bes, Egypt, Ptolemaic period, 3rd to 2nd century BC, Walters Art Museum

- Not erect, but striding forward. Probably soon to be erect!

Atum's masturubation hand was female - Male masturbation was probably an activity given over to women and restricted to women by the "Isis knot" ... Egyptian men probably prefered the peace and calm created by the sacral knot - the loose penis was the sign of the barbarian

- Bronze Figurine , c. 540 BC


Another Greek Kouros at the Walters that to my eye is a phallic female. Page 150 of this site has many examples of this mixing of genders look. Those early Greek images are also very similar and probably inspired by the bull-jumper figures from Minoan Crete which on close examination are female - with a phallus ...

In my opinion this is the female "hieros-gamos" or the divine marriage of male and female energies. The diminutive Bes specializes in birthing this exotic state of being.

" ... One of the most common types of figurines of the period is the nude male youth at the height of his physical beauty. Note the powerful upper chest, shoulders, and muscular thighs. His facial characteristics and his tall, narrow physique suggest that he was made in the Cyclades. ..." Walters Art Museum

- Papposilenos Playing the Double Flute


Greek 3rd-2nd century BC solid cast bronze

" ... Papposilenus was an aged, semi-bestial companion of Dionysus. He is playing a double flute (restored). Both silens and satyrs were often depicted with this exotic instrument of Asian origin. According to Aristotle, the lyre calmed the emotions, but the flute excited them, as can be seen by the figure's lively and twisting pose. ... " The Walters Art Gallery

- Those are dwarves feet - More likely Bes than a Silenos figure ... Bes is the reason for that "bestial" visage that is very common with Silenos figures in ancient Greek and Roman art. Those are really Negro facial figures: black African not Asian.

- Seven Hathors

"The Seven Hathor-Goddesses, each wearing the Solar disk with cow’s horns and the two feathers, and playing the tambourine.
The seven Hathor-Goddesses are, from right to left:
-“Hathor Lady of ‘Uaset’-Thebes”
-“Hathor of the southern sycamore”
-“Hathor of ….”
-“Hathor Lady of Kos” (’Qjs’, the pronunciation is preserved in Coptic), capital city of the XIV nome of Upper Egypt; the modern arabic name derived from its original egyptian name is “Qusiya”
-“Hathor Lady of Hnés (?(w)t-nn-Nswt, the pronunciation is preserved in Coptic)”, that is Herakleopolis Megale, capital city of the XX nome of Upper Egypt; the modern arabic name derived from its original egyptian name is “Ihnasya”
-“Hathor Lady of Momemphi (J?t)”, capital city of the III nome of Lower Egypt
-“Hathor of the Red Lake”

Temple of the Goddess Isis at Philae (now on the Agilkia island),
thickness of the doorway leading to the “House of Birth” (First Pylon, west tower), west side, detail from the second register (drawing from Lepsius, “Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien”, IV-26) ... " amntenofre - tumbler

" ... Egyptian religion celebrated the sensory pleasures of life, believed to be among the gods' gifts to humanity. Egyptians ate, drank, danced, and played music at their religious festivals. They perfumed the air with flowers and incense. Many of Hathor's epithets link her to celebration; she is called the mistress of music, dance, garlands, myrrh, and drunkenness. In hymns and temple reliefs, musicians play tambourines, harps, lyres, and sistra in Hathor's honor. The sistrum, a rattle-like instrument, was particularly important in Hathor's worship. Sistra had erotic connotations and, by extension, alluded to the creation of new life.

These aspects of Hathor were linked with the myth of the Eye of Ra. The Eye was pacified by beer in the story of the Destruction of Mankind. In some versions of the Distant Goddess myth, the wandering Eye's wildness abated when she was appeased with products of civilization like music, dance, and wine. The water of the annual flooding of the Nile, colored red by sediment, was likened to wine, and to the red-dyed beer in the Destruction of Mankind. Festivals during the inundation therefore incorporated drink, music, and dance as a way to appease the returning goddess. A text from the Temple of Edfu says of Hathor, "the gods play the sistrum for her, the goddesses dance for her to dispel her bad temper." A hymn to the goddess Raet-Tawy as a form of Hathor at the temple of Medamud describes the Festival of Drunkenness as part of her mythic return to Egypt. Women carry bouquets of flowers, drunken revelers play drums, and people and animals from foreign lands dance for her as she enters the temple's festival booth. The noise of the celebration drives away hostile powers and ensures the goddess will remain in her joyful form as she awaits the male god of the temple, her mythological consort Montu, whose son she will bear.

Sexuality, beauty, and love
Hathor's joyful, ecstatic side indicates her feminine, procreative power. In some creation myths she helped produce the world itself. Atum, a creator god who contained all things within himself, was said to have produced his children Shu and Tefnut, and thus begun the process of creation, by masturbating. The hand he used for this act, the Hand of Atum, represented the female aspect of himself and could be personified by Hathor, Nebethetepet, or another goddess, Iusaaset. In a late creation myth from the Ptolemaic Period (332–30 BC), the god Khonsu is put in a central role, and Hathor is the goddess with whom Khonsu mates to enable creation.

Hathor could be the consort of many male gods, of whom Ra was only the most prominent. Mut was the usual consort of Amun, the preeminent deity during the New Kingdom who was often linked with Ra. But Mut was rarely portrayed alongside Amun in contexts related to sex or fertility, and in those circumstances, Hathor or Isis stood at his side instead. In the late periods of Egyptian history, the form of Hathor from Dendera and the form of Horus from Edfu were considered husband and wife and in different versions of the myth of the Distant Goddess, Hathor-Raettawy was the consort of Montu and Hathor-Tefnut the consort of Shu.

Hathor's sexual side was seen in some short stories. In a cryptic fragment of a Middle Kingdom story, known as "The Tale of the Herdsman", a herdsman encounters a hairy, animal-like goddess in a marsh and reacts with terror. On another day he encounters her as a nude, alluring woman. Most Egyptologists who study this story think this woman is Hathor or a goddess like her, one who can be wild and dangerous or benign and erotic. Thomas Schneider interprets the text as implying that between his two encounters with the goddess the herdsman has done something to pacify her. In "The Contendings of Horus and Set", a New Kingdom short story about the dispute between those two gods, Ra is upset after being insulted by another god, Babi, and lies on his back alone. After some time, Hathor exposes her genitals to Ra, making him laugh and get up again to perform his duties as ruler of the gods. Life and order were thought to be dependent on Ra's activity, and the story implies that Hathor averted the disastrous consequences of his idleness. Her act may have lifted Ra's spirits partly because it sexually aroused him, although why he laughed is not fully understood.

Hathor was praised for her beautiful hair. Egyptian literature contains allusions to a myth not clearly described in any surviving texts, in which Hathor lost a lock of hair that represented her sexual allure. One text compares this loss with Horus's loss of his divine Eye and Set's loss of his testicles during the struggle between the two gods, implying that the loss of Hathor's lock was as catastrophic for her as the maiming of Horus and Set was for them.

Hathor was called "mistress of love", as an extension of her sexual aspect. In the series of love poems from Papyrus Chester Beatty I, from the Twentieth Dynasty (c. 1189–1077 BC), men and women ask Hathor to bring their lovers to them: "I prayed to her [Hathor] and she heard my prayer. She destined my mistress [loved one] for me. And she came of her own free will to see me." ... " Wikipedia

- My guess is Ra laughed because Hathor had a penis. That's what Set took from Tefnut causing her to flee.

- Bes converts the warlike Sekhmet into the loving Hathor. These are the "seven Hathors" and they all have the horns of a bull and have a solar disc in their hands. My inner vision is that solar disc is the female phallus - those are seven fecund female bulls ...

Roman male prostitutes were represented by "Spintra" - I just found out that this means "anal": " ... Spintria was used by Suetonius to refer to young male prostitutes,from Greek σφιγκτρ (sphinkter, [anal] sphincter). ...." Wikipedia.

The usage was not the modern gay anal sex though - it was more a sexually submissive male in service to a phallic Roman matron - or Amazon sex that descended from ancient Egypt and the Hathor cult. ...

 

- Statuette of Hathor Nebethetepet

© 2008 Musée du Louvre / Georges Poncet

664-332 BC, Bronze

" ... Hathor, the goddess of erotic drives, is shown here in her incarnation as Nebethetepet, whose name could be interpreted as “the mistress of satisfaction” On her head the goddess wears a sistrum—the two bows evoke the joined hands of the god Atum and allude to the female genitals, while the back-and-forth motion of the rods recalls the culmination of desire in the sex act. Hathor is also the incarnation adopted by Re when doing battle with the Apophis serpent, who becomes fascinated (in the literal and etymological sense of the term) with her erotic power, losing his own hypnotic power and thereby losing the battle. ... " Louvre

- That's a female phallus to my eye - that's what Hathor showed her sulking father Ra causing him to laugh and resume his duties thus returning Egypt to life

That was a pattern in Egypt and Rome - the sexually caged emperor and his phallic daughter - who probably inherited his "dog-leash" duties from the Emperors wife ...

That's also probably what happened during Temple of Amun rituals. The prone Egyptian man had his penis-cage removed and was ritually masturbated by a priestess of the Temple.:

" ... Nebethetepet is an ancient Egyptian goddess. Her name means "Lady of the Offerings" or "Satisfied Lady". She was worshipped in Heliopolis as a female counterpart of Atum. She personified Atum's hand, the female principle of creation ... " Wikpedia

- Bes Erotica

The penis caged wise graybeard servicing the phallic youthful Amazon goddess - That was Hathor Nebethetepet - a female bull - not a cow ... or ancient Egyptian sexuality especially during the annual festival of drunkenness during the Nile flood ...

- Bes Erotica - 2

The virile young phallic Amazon mounting the wise old man in his penis cage ...

Strong reaction to this in the dreamspace. The Amazon has strong libido!

Whether of not this makes you gay, the Kundalini starts here - in the anus. This is one way to wake her up!

Further research shows Hathor is a cow - she is shown serving milk from her udders to King/Queen Hatshepsut among other Kings of Egypt. But I am still not sure about that - my inner images show a phallic goddess

- Hathor/Isis as bull

Isis and Hathor are often identical. On the left is a nude Hathor/Isis as a bull - in my view the staff in her hand is phallic

Baedeker, Karl. Egypt, "Handbook for Traveling, pt.1 Lower Egypt, with the Fayum and the peninsula of Sinai". K. Baedeker, Leipsic, (1885). p. 136.

- Hathor as bull and Ma'at as a phallic goddess

Hathor as a bull and Ma'at - both nude females in masculine poses - with a phallic staff. This was an ancient Egyptian archetype - the phallic princess - and can be seen most clearly in the Minoan Crete Minotaur myth - the daughter of the sun, Queen Pasiphae and her lust for a bull which she inhabited in a fully physical form

Budge, E. A. Wallace. "The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt." (Harrison and Sons, London: 1902). p. 189.

- Hathor and King Seti I

A tall black and Amazon goddess Hathor in a green dress offering her protection to a black-skinned King Seti I of the 19th dynasty.

" ... Figure of the Egyptian goddess Hathor with King Seti I from his tomb in Thebes, discovered by Giovanni Battista Belzoni. She holds his hand and offers her menat necklace as protection. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Giulio Ferrario's Costumes Ancient and Modern of the Peoples of the World, Florence, 1834. ... " Alamy

- Seti and Hathor at Abydos

- Seti is black skinned - probably a prince of Punt. In Egypt males were usually painted darker than women - as in Minoan Crete and upper class Rome. - My conclusion is that's the famous "dog-leash" tan. - The ancient Egyptian penis was caged and controlled by phallic women.


" ... This relief shows the goddess Hathor giving pharaoh Seti I the breath of life, in the form of an “ankh” sign (symbolizing life) flanked by two “was” sceptres (symbols for prosperity). Her head is protected by the vulture goddess Nekhbet who spreads her wings over Hathor’s hair. On top of that is a rarely seen crown, consisting of again a vulture, whose wings are protecting two cobras, wearing the crowns of Upper- and Lower-Egypt. The relief is located on the west wall of the Second Hypostyle Hall of the Seti I Temple at Abydos, between the entrances of the Chapel of Ptah and the Chapel of Ra-Horakhty. ... The Seti Temple at Abydos was begun by Seti I and completed by his son Ramses II in the 13th century BC. Photo Mick Palarczyk. ... " paulsmit.smugmug

- Bull in the Temple of Dendera

Raging Bull in the Temple of Dendera - which is mainly a Temple of Hathor. In my view that's a phallic Hathor ...

" ... 'Zodiac sign Taurus at Dendera.' A black raging bull portrays the zodiac sign Taurus on the astronomical ceiling in the outer hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera. The animal seems to stoop under the weight of a big white moon. The ceiling consists of seven separate strips but here we are looking at a detail of the upper register of the EASTERNMOST STRIP. There are six zodiac signs depicted in the entire eastermost strip and the other six can be found on the westernmost ceiling strip of the hall. These signs are of Babylonic-Greek origin and are not found in Egypt before it was conquered by Alexander the Great in 332 BC. In this detail picture the bull of Taurus is followed by a god with a two-feather crown, holding a ram-headed serpent with both hands. He personifies a constellation or star north of the Ecliptic (the astronomical location is known from the famous round zodiac of Dendera in the Louvre). Behind him, carrying a staff, is the planet Mercury (called 'Sebek' by the Egyptians). In a text dating from the New Kingdom Mercury was described as "Seth in the evening twilight and a god in the morning twilight." Proof that by that time Mercury was known as both evening and morning star. The women with stars on their heads on the left are the goddesses of the 11th and 10th hour of the night and the pair on the right are their colleagues of the 9th and 8th hour. ... This part of the Dendera Temple was built during the Roman period (first century AD). Photo Mick Palarczyk. ... " paulsmit.smugmug

- Rising sun boat and baboons at Hathor Temple of Dendera

Temple of Dendera: three leashed black jackals or dogs hauling in the morning Hathor sun boat. On the prow is a naked Harpocrates - the female phallic Horus who was raised by the phallic Hathor.

- The leashed dogs are almost certainly code for penis caged men ... Probably the Roman Augusta's three sexual "mounts"

" ... 'Baboons worshipping the rising sun at Dendera.' Four baboons are welcoming and worshipping the rising sun on the astronomical ceiling in the outer hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera. The ceiling consists of seven separate strips but here we are looking at a detail of the lower register of the SECOND STRIP EAST from centre. Near the left edge of the picture we can just discern the bow of a boat which carries the image of a seated child. This boat carries the rising sun (which is outside the frame of the picture) and is pulled into the eastern sky by three black jackals (called "The Justified"). Four standing baboons await the sun in a worshipping position. The caption over their heads calls them the "Souls of the East". Baboons were observed by ancient Egyptians to screech at the rising sun, warming themselves in its rays, and this probably formed the inspiration for this favourite scene in Egyptian iconography. ... This part of the Dendera Temple was built during the Roman period (first century AD). Photo Paul Smit." paulsmit.smugmug


- The "dog-days" of summer were the flooding of the Nile and the rise of the "dog-star" Sirius. But dog was also code for the penis - these were the penis days of ancient Egypt - probably when the penis cage was removed and Hathor through her priestess' went to work as the hand of Atum - or masturbator of Atum ...

" ... The rising sun is born from the lap of sky goddess Nut on the astronomical ceiling in the outer hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera. The ceiling consists of seven separate strips but here we are looking at a detail of the EASTERNMOST STRIP. The entire strip is enveloped by the outstretched body of the sky goddess Nut and her feet are visible in the left upper corner of this picture. The wave pattern on Nut's dress symbolizes the cosmic river on which the sun traveled during the night. The rays of the rising sun touch the head of the goddess Hathor which is located on top of a simplified image of a temple (seen upside down here). The scene portrays the first day of the Egyptian New Year on which a statue of Hathor, brought from a crypt in the temple and placed on its roof, was rejuvenated by the first rays of the New Year sun. To the left of the sun rays we see Cancer, one of the six zodiac signs that are represented in this ceiling strip. These signs are of Babylonic-Greek origin and are not found in Egypt before it was conquered by Alexander the Great in 332 BC On the right we see the end of the two registers which make up the rest of this strip. The upper register starts with a boat carrying the standing goddesses Anukis and Satis, who represent a constellation south of the Ecliptic (the astronomical location is known from the famous round zodiac of Dendera in the Louvre). Anukis, as personification of the Nile, is pouring water from two vessels. Satis, another water goddess, is wearing the crown of upper Egypt. This watery constellation is closely associated with the next heavenly body: Sothis (the star Sirius) depicted as a cow on a boat. The rise of Sirius on the eastern horizon, after a few weeks of invisibility, signaled the beginning of the summer Nile flood for the Egyptians and the beginning of the New Year. Next comes a constellation or star which is called 'Horus-who-is-on-his-pillar' and which is south of the Ecliptic (the astronomical location is known from the famous round zodiac of Dendera in the Louvre.) The lower register starts with a small boat carrying a lotus flower from which emerges a snake. The snake is a symbol for the rising sun on the first day of the New Year, the lotus flower being the first object that appeared on the primordial sea on the first day of the world creation. It is similar to the famous image of the sun-snake in a cosmos-bulb which is found in the southern crypt of the temple. ... Next follows a boat with a seated Isis and Hathor and a standing Harsomptus, the three most important deities of the temple. The falcon-headed god on a boat to the right of that is a decanal star (nr. 35 in the Tanis decan family of Neugebauer and Parker). ..... This part of the Dendera Temple was built during the Roman period (first century AD). Photo Mick Palarczyk. ..." paulsmit.smugmug


- Sirius as the bull in a boat being Isis and Osiris as the standing Orion. In Egypt the penis was associated with female control - so Isis is a bull not a cow - Osiris (and men) was dismembered by Set and lost his penis - which was symbolized by the penis cage. During special occasions the male penis was regenerated by phallic female priests who through cage removal and male masturbation represented the hand of Atum. In Greece Dionysus was similarly dismembered by the Titans and later brought back to life from his coffin ...

" ... Sirius and Orion are sailing across the firmament in boats on the astronomical ceiling in the outer hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera. The ceiling consists of seven separate strips but here we are looking at a detail of the upper register of the EASTERNMOST STRIP. The star Sirius, or Sothis as it was known by the Egyptians, is depicted here as a reclining cow on a boat but the star was also identified with the goddess Isis. The rise of Sirius on the eastern horizon, after a few weeks of invisibility, signaled the beginning of the summer Nile flood for the Egyptians and the beginning of the New Year. The second boat carries a god who personifies the constellation Orion, or Sahu as he was called by the Egyptians. The text above the god describes him as 'Sahu, the soul (ba) of Osiris' and thus it can be understood that Osiris is looking back at his wife Isis (in the shape of a cow) to see if she is following him across the sky. Orion/Osiris as a god looking back first appears in Egyptian iconography in stars clocks on coffin lids of the Middle Kingdom. Between the two boats there is a constellation or star which is called 'Horus-who-is-on-his-pillar' and which is south of the Ecliptic (the astronomical location is known from the famous round zodiac of Dendera in the Louvre). The woman with a star on her head is the goddess of the 12th hour of the night. The man with a feather on his head is the god Shu, who was responsible for keeping the earth and the sky separated. The astronomers who designed this ceiling depicted him together with his sister Tefnut (who is just outside the picture) to represent the twins of the zodiac sign Gemini. ... This part of the Dendera Temple was built during the Roman period (first century AD). Photo Mick Palarczyk. ... " paulsmit.smugmug


- My guess is that is a bull - comparable to the Minoan symbol a bull and solar disc. But it's also female - so a fecund bull-goddess ...

Having all men in a penis cage put in before puberty and controlled by women only is going to create female bulls - ie hypersexual and polyandrous women and docile monogamous and fecund men focused on the needs of their penis cager


" ... The goddess Hathor was often represented in the form of a cow, and, as such, was depicted on the walls of many Theban tombs dating to the New Kingdom. When portrayed in the papyrus marsh, her body is usually obscured, hidden by the thicket and the western mountain. Only her head is visible, and it is perhaps this aspect of her that is rendered here in three dimensions. Hathor was known as the mistress of the western desert, where the necropolis was located, and would, therefore, be of assistance to the deceased. This wooden carving of the head and neck of a cow found in the KV62 tomb of Tutankhamun in front of the canopic chest was covered with a thin layer of gesso. The head and part of the neck were then gilded, while the lower portion of the neck and the pedestal base were coated with a dark resin. The horns, which received the same varnish, consist of gessoed wood covered with a thin metal sheet of either copper or bronze. It was located in the Luxor Museum in 1999 ... " Wikipedia

- 4th Dynasty Pharaoh Menkaure (centre) flanked by the goddess Hathor (left) and goddess Bata (right)

4th Dynasty Pharaoh Menkaure (centre) flanked by the goddess Hathor (left) and goddess Bata (right), Graywacke stone sculpture, c. 2575–c. 2465 BC; in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

- That's a Giza pyramid era Pharaoh. Hathor is not obviously phallic here - but she is almost nude and wearing the horns of a bull. Other depictions of Menkaure have him closely paired with a lithe almost nude queen. Menkaure was almost certainly in the penis cage. - This was the era of Bes and the dwarf-lords of ancient Egypt and their penis cage innovations

 

" ... Bat (or Bata) was an ancient Egyptian cow goddess associated with Upper Egypt. She was originally a deification of the Milky Way (which was compared to a pool of cows milk). Her name is the feminine form of the word “ba”, the name of one of the major elements of the soul. She was associated with the ankh (the symbol of life or breath) and with the sistrum (which was also associated with Hathor. Her cult centre was in Sheshesh (the seventh nome of Upper Egypt) known as the “Mansion of the Sistrum”.

Her worship certainly dates to the early period of ancient Egyptian history as she is mentioned in the Pyramid Texts as “Bat of two faces; the one who is saved who has saved myself from all evil things”. Her dual faces may represent her ability to see both the past and future, but it is also possible that the two faces represent the two banks of the Nile or both Upper and Lower Egypt.

She is rarely depicted in ancient Egyptian art (she occasionally appears as a celestial cow surrounded by stars), however, her human face with bovine features often adorned jewellery and amulets. A cow goddess who is though to be Bat appears on a pectoral from the twelfth dynasty flanked by Horus and Set (representing upper and lower Egypt) implying that she was a force which unified the two lands. It is possible that it is Bat rather than Hathor who is depicted on the Narmer Palette and Gerzeh Palette (also known as the “cow palette” or the “Hathor Palette”) as the name of the goddess depicted is not confirmed on either artifact.

It is possible that Hathor and Bat were once one and the same, and that differences emerged because the area was divided into two different Nomes. Her appearance with Hathor and Menkaure would appear to support this. Hathor was worshipped in the sixth nome while Bat was worshiped in the seventh Nome. Alternatively, Bat was originally an entirely separate deity who merely shared many characteristics with her more illustrious neighbour. Unfortunately for Bat, her similarity to Hathor was so close that she was almost entirely assimilated into her by the New Kingdom. ... " ancientegyptonline

- 4th Dynasty King Menkaure (Mycerinus) and queen, 2490–2472 B.C., greywacke - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

King Menkaure (Mycerinus) and queen, 2490–2472 B.C., greywacke - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

- Knowing the way Egypt worked - that's the almost nude Queen and Sovereign supporting her penis caged consort Menkaure

Wikipedia says she was Menkaure's sister: Transmission of power was mother to daughter or living Isis to living Horus/Harpocrates and the king as the living Osiris

" ... Khamerernebty II was an ancient Egyptian queen of the 4th Dynasty. She was a daughter of Pharaoh Khafra and Queen Khamerernebty I. She married her brother Menkaure and she was the mother of Prince Khuenre.

Khamerernebty II is said to be the daughter of Khamerernebty I in her tomb. Khamerernebty I is thought to be the mother of Menkaure based on a partial inscription on a flint knife in the mortuary temple of Menkaure and hence a wife of King Khafre. This would imply that Khamerernebty II was the daughter of King Khafra and Khamerernebty I.

Khamerernebty II was the mother of the King's Son Khuenre, who is thought to be the son of Menkaure. This suggests that Khamerernebty II must have married her brother Menkaure.

Khamerernebty II is mentioned in texts and on a statue found in the Galarza tomb in Giza. This tomb is located in the Central Field which is part of the Giza Necropolis. The tomb may have originally been built for Khamerernebty I, but was finished for her daughter Khamerernebty II.The lintel above the entrance to the chapel included an inscription mentioning both Khamerernebty I and her daughter Khamerernebty II:

Mother of the King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Daughter of [the King of Upper and Lower Egypt, and Daughter of the God, She who sees Horus and Seth, Great one of the hetes-sceptre, One great of praise, Priestess of Djehuty, Priestess of Tjasepef, the Greatly loved Wife of the King, King's Daughter of his body, revered mistress, honored by the Great God, Khamerernebty (I).

Her eldest daughter, She who sees Horus and Seth, Great one of the hetes-sceptre, One great of praise, Priestess of Djehuty, Priestess of Tjazepef, One who sits with Horus, She who is united with the one beloved of the Two Ladies, Greatly loved Wife of the King, King's Daughter of his body, revered mistress, honored by her father, Khamerernebty (II). (Callender and Jánosi) ..."

 


" ... Serene ethereal beauty, raw royal power, and evidence of artistic virtuosity have rarely been simultaneously captured as well as in this breathtaking, nearly life-size statue of the pharaoh Menkaure and a queen. Smooth as silk, the meticulously finished surface of the dark stone captures the physical ideals of the time and creates a sense of eternity and immortality even today.

Undoubtedly, the most iconic structures from Ancient Egypt are the massive and enigmatic Great Pyramids that stand on a natural stone shelf, now known as the Giza plateau, on the south-western edge of modern Cairo. The three primary pyramids at Giza were constructed during the height of a period known as the Old Kingdom and served as burial places, memorials, and places of worship for a series of deceased rulers–the largest belonging to King Khufu, the middle to his son Khafre, and the smallest of the three to his son Menkaure.

Pyramids are not stand-alone structures. Those at Giza formed only a part of a much larger complex that included a temple at the base of the pyramid itself, long causeways and corridors, small subsidiary pyramids, and a second temple (known as a valley temple) some distance from the pyramid. These Valley Temples were used to perpetuate the cult of the deceased king and were active places of worship for hundreds of years (sometimes much longer) after the king’s death. Images of the king were placed in these temples to serve as a focus for worship—several such images have been found in these contexts, including the magnificent seated statue of Khafre, now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

On January 10, 1910, excavators under the direction of George Reisner, head of the joint Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Expedition to Egypt, uncovered an astonishing collection of statuary in the Valley Temple connected to the Pyramid of Menkaure. Menkaure’s pyramid had been explored in the 1830s (using dynamite, no less). His carved granite sarcophagus was removed (and subsequently lost at sea), and while the Pyramid Temple at the base was in only mediocre condition; the Valley Temple, was—happily—basically ignored.

Reisner had been excavating on the Giza plateau for several years at this point; his team had already explored the elite cemetery to the west of the Great Pyramid of Khufu before turning their attention to the Menkaure complex, most particularly the barely-touched Valley Temple.

In the southwest corner of the structure, the team discovered a magnificent cache of statuary carved in a smooth-grained dark stone called greywacke or schist. There were a number of triad statues—each showing 3 figures—the king, the fundamentally important goddess Hathor, and the personification of a nome (a geographic designation, similar to the modern idea of a region, district, or county). Hathor was worshiped in the pyramid temple complexes along with the supreme sun god Re and the god Horus, who was represented by the living king. The goddess’s name is actually ‘Hwt-hor’, which means “The House of Horus,” and she was connected to the wife of the living king and the mother of the future king. Hathor was also a fierce protector who guarded her father Re; as an “Eye of Re” (the title assigned to a group of dangerous goddesses), she could embody the intense heat of the sun and use that blazing fire to destroy his enemies.

There were 4 complete triads, one incomplete, and at least one other in a fragmentary condition. The precise meaning of these triads is uncertain. Reisner believed that there was one for each ancient Egyptian nome, meaning there would have originally been more than thirty of them. More recent scholarship, however, suggests that there were originally 8 triads, each connected with a major site associated with the cult of Hathor. Hathor’s prominence in the triads (she actually takes the central position in one of the sculptures) and her singular importance to kingship lends weight to this theory.

In addition to the triads, Reisner’s team also revealed the extraordinary dyad statue of Menkaure and a queen that is breathtakingly singular.

The two figures stand side-by-side on a simple, squared base and are supported by a shared back pillar. They both face to the front, although Menkaure’s head is noticeably turned to his right—this image was likely originally positioned within an architectural niche, making it appear as though they were emerging from the structure. The broad-shouldered, youthful body of the king is covered only with a traditional short pleated kilt, known as a shendjet, and his head sports the primary pharaonic insignia of the iconic striped nemes headdress (so well known from the mask of Tutankhamun) and an artificial royal beard. In his clenched fists, held straight down at his sides, Menkaure grasps ritual cloth rolls. His body is straight, strong, and eternally youthful with no signs of age. His facial features are remarkably individualized with prominent eyes, a fleshy nose, rounded cheeks, and full mouth with protruding lower lip.

Menkaure’s queen provides the perfect female counterpart to his youthful masculine virility. Sensuously modeled with a beautifully proportioned body emphasized by a clinging garment, she articulates ideal mature feminine beauty. There is a sense of the individual in both faces. Neither Menkaure nor his queen are depicted in the purely idealized manner that was the norm for royal images. Instead, through the overlay of royal formality we see the depiction of a living person filling the role of pharaoh and the personal features of a particular individual in the representation of his queen.

Menkaure and his queen stride forward with their left feet—this is entirely expected for the king, as males in Egyptian sculpture almost always do so, but it is unusual for the female since they are generally depicted with feet together. They both look beyond the present and into timeless eternity, their otherworldly visage displaying no human emotion whatsoever.

The dyad was never finished—the area around the lower legs has not received a final polish, and there is no inscription. However, despite this incomplete state, the image was erected in the temple and was brightly painted—there are traces of red around the king’s ears and mouth and yellow on the queen’s face. The presence of paint atop the smooth, dark greywacke on a statue of the deceased king that was originally erected in his memorial temple courtyard brings an interesting suggestion—that the paint may have been intended to wear away through exposure and, over time, reveal the immortal, black-fleshed
“Osiris” Menkaure

Unusual for a pharaoh’s image, the king has no protective cobra (known as a uraeus) perched on his brow. This notable absence has led to the suggestion that both the king’s nemes and the queen’s wig were originally covered in precious metal and that the cobra would have been part of that addition.

Based on comparison with other images, there is no doubt that this sculpture shows Menkaure, but the identity of the queen is a different matter. She is clearly a royal female. She stands at nearly equal height with the king and, of the two of them, she is the one who is entirely frontal. In fact, it may be that this dyad is focused on the queen as its central figure rather than Menkaure. The prominence of the royal female—at equal height and frontal—in addition to the protective gesture she extends has suggested that, rather than one of Mekaure’s wives, this is actually his queen-mother. The function of the sculpture in any case was to ensure rebirth for the king in the Afterlife. ... " smarthistory

- 4th Dynasty Menkaure Triad, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Nome triad: From left topless Hare-nome goddess standing, topless Hathor "Mistress of the Sycamore" seated holding a standing King - greywacke, Boston Museum of Fine Arts

"Mistress of the Sycamore" is a tree of life symbol usually associated with Nut - but apparently also with Hathor - after 30 years in the penis cage Egyptian kings began to experience the fruits and drink of the Tree of life.

Hathor is topless and wearing the horns of a bull and a solar disc and almost certainly had a large bull phallus that she used to penetrate the King. That was probably an expectation of all penis-caged ancient Egyptian men ... The "Strong bull of his mother Hathor" - although the precise meaning of that royal title is uncertain ...

What is certain is those are the horns of a bull and they are on a topless woman, not a man ... That's a gruesome image for the 21st century man - but is well established in African Voodoo - Mami Wata has a penis ...

" ... In ancient Egyptian religion, Apis or Hapis , alternatively spelled Hapi-ankh, was a sacred bull worshiped in the Memphis region, identified as the son of Hathor, a primary deity in the pantheon of ancient Egypt. Initially, he was assigned a significant role in her worship, being sacrificed and reborn. Later, Apis also served as an intermediary between humans and other powerful deities (originally Ptah, later Osiris, then Atum).

The Apis bull was an important sacred animal to the ancient Egyptians. As with the other sacred beasts Apis' importance increased over the centuries. During colonization of the conquered Egypt, Greek and Roman authors had much to say about Apis, the markings by which the black calf was recognized, the manner of his conception by a ray from heaven, his house at Memphis (with a court for his deportment), the mode of prognostication from his actions, his death, the mourning at his death, his costly burial, and the rejoicings throughout the country when a new Apis was found. Auguste Mariette's excavation of the Serapeum of Saqqara revealed the tombs of more than sixty animals, ranging from the time of Amenhotep III to that of the Ptolemaic dynasty. Originally, each animal was buried in a separate tomb with a chapel built above it. ... " Wikipedia

- Armant temple (Cleopatra VII) - multiple versions of the goddess Hathor suckle a newborn king

Scene from the sanctuary of the now-demolished Armant temple, recorded by Lepsius Denkmäler IV, 59b.


Harpocrates - the phallic female Horus is being breast fed by Hathor who in some scenes has the head of a bull, and below is a complete bull

The Ptolemies adopted the Egyptian system of rule by the female phallus

That's probably a daughter of Cleopatra VII being breast fed - or a niece - not Julius Ceasar's son Ceasarion

- 4th Dynasty Alabaster head of Menkaure. c. 2548-2530 B.C.

- That's a more clearly Negro head of King Menkaure

" ... Fragmentary statue head of Menkaura. From the Giza Valley Temple of Menkaura, made during his reign (circa 2548-2530 B.C.) Alabaster. Now residing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Museum Expedition 09.203. ... " Wikipedia

- 4th Dynasty Hathor, King Menkaure and a dwarf-lord c. 2548-2530 B.C.

A near nude Hathor standing on the left, King Menkaure standing center - and what might be a 4th dynasty dwarf-lord on the right

" ... One of four complete schist triad sculptures of Menkaure (Mycerinus) of the 4th dynasty. To his right is the goddess Hathor (Het-Hert), to his left the local deity of Thebes. ... " Alfred Molon

- 4th Dynasty King Menkaure and his topless sister Queen Khameremebty II c. 2548-2530 B.C.

Queen Khameremebty II was almost certainly the sovereign. The King was probably penis caged by his older sister - which meant she decided who he mated with when out of the cage - or which priestess masturbated him during Atum "re-animation of Osiris" rituals ...

Bes erotica - 3

More Bes erotica - The young and virile phallic female bull mounts the wise old penis -caged dwarf

- Or in Voodoo - the diminutive Exu/Legba married to the Amazon Pomba Gira/Madam Brigette

Bes erotica - 4

Not American - the only American women with this energy are poor, large and black - And they do not have access to the "means of production". That's an east European

- 4th Dynasty nude Hathor, King Menkaure and a nude goddess (Bat?) c. 2548-2530 B.C.

"Triad statue of pharaoh Menkaura, accompanied by the goddess Hathor (on his right) and the personification of the nome of Diospolis Parva (on his left). Material:Graywacke. ... " Alamy -  the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt

- That looks like one of the dwarves above the goddess on the right. Egypt was in contact with the "wee folk" - or fairies!

" ... Both Bat (right) and Hathor (left) flank Menkaure in this Fourth Dynasty triad statue, c. 2530 B.C. The goddesses provide the authority for him to be king and are identified by their crowns. The emblem on Bat's crown represents the sistrum, although the crown also includes her zoomorphic face and the feather of Ma'at. ... " Wikipedia

- The sacred Apis bull shown on a Twenty-first dynasty Egyptian coffin c. 1000 BC

Emphasis on the large bull phallus - 21st was a Nubian Dynasty - and that's a Hathor or female phallus!

Nobody has drawn out this thought - but I am certain the orgy tradition that we ascribe to Rome was really a Trojan and ancient Egyptian affair - and driven by phallic women - not men ... All those Roman statues of women with a phallus on page 150 are trying to tell a tale ...

From the Greeks we learn that that's an incarnation of the male god Ptah - not Hathor - but the Greeks were on record as having issues with the role of women in ancient Egypt. To me - those horns and that sun-disc say Hathor - who from the 4th dynasty was clearly a very important deity ...

" ... In ancient Egyptian religion, Apis or Hapis , alternatively spelled Hapi-ankh, was a sacred bull worshiped in the Memphis region, identified as the son of Hathor, a primary deity in the pantheon of ancient Egypt. Initially, he was assigned a significant role in her worship, being sacrificed and reborn. Later, Apis also served as an intermediary between humans and other powerful deities (originally Ptah, later Osiris, then Atum). ... " Wikipedia

The castrated Roman Galli are recorded as organizing orgies and even taking part in them. How that can be without a phallus is not explained. - My guess is was something like the Bes Erotica above - the Galli were penetrated by Amazons incarnating the bull phallus; - that was the Trojan way ...

" ... The Orgia (Orgiastic festivals) of the Phrygian Mother of the Gods were introduced to Greece by way the island of Samothrake. They were closely connected with the Orgies of the god Dionysos, whose Phrygian counterpart, Sabazios, was described as a son of the goddess.

The Phrygian Orgia were overseen by eunuch priests called Gallai who led devotees in nocturnal mountain rites involving much drinking, and frantic dancing accompanied by the music of rattles, kettledrums, flutes and castenets and the ritual cry "evoe saboe," "hyes attes, attes hyes." Young men armed with shield and sword also performed the high-footed, shield-clashing Korybantic dance (which Greek legend described as the dance of the Kourete-protectors of the infant Zeus). The rites also involved ritual mutilation, ranging from flaggelation to the act of self-castration performed by the Gallai priests.

The Orgies introduced into Greece and Rome were toned down somewhat to accomodate local sensibilities. ... " theoi

- Head of Minoan Bull with a Labrys and solar disc


- Above the bull is a labrys - the double headed axe that was the symbol of the Amazons. The energy of the bull sent by Poseidon was solar when incarnated in phallic Amazons.

" ... In ancient Crete, the double axe was an important sacred symbol of the supposed Minoan religion. In Crete the double axe only accompanies female goddesses, never male gods. It seems that it was the symbol of the arche of the creation (Mater-arche). ... " Wikipedia


My guess is the penis cage - the "sacral knot" that all Cretan men wore from a young age was the cause of this female phallus energy.

- Etruscan Pasiphae and the baby Minotaur

Etruscan Pasiphae and the baby Minotaur

Red-figure kylix found at Etruscan Vulci, 4th century BC, Cabinet des Médailles, Paris

- To Etruscans the Minotaur was a hero - That's probably an incarnation of the solar and phallic Etruscan woman - probably after ecstatic rites and orgies

- The Roman male prostitutes were Spintra - which means anal and they serviced phallic women as men were sexually caged - Roman and Etruscan sex before it was probably like Bes Erotica above ...

- Bes Erotica- 5

More Bes Erotica - Female Horse phallus! Ancient Nubian men were servicing these - it's in the Kikuyu mythology - probably an artificial bull phallus

There's a Roman image of a male Nubian vagina on page 150 from Pompeii - That was the African way !


- Shot partly blocked

- Bes Erotica- 6

Ostrich sex - That's how Ostriches mate - a female phallus ... And polyandry - In the small world of BDSM femdom women are "served" by many men ...

Mami Wata is like that - if she or they appears to you in the sleep state - which is a gift, not an imposition and can easliy be taken away.

"Alien Abductees" used to report this - anal probes and semen removal - but the reports seem to have disappeared - I'm sure it still happens, but the reports do not see the light of day

- - The other side of this is conquest of earth - like in the TV show "V" where a female technological civilization conquers earth - Not sure about that ...

" ... V (also known as V: The Series) is an American science fiction television series for the 60-minutes (47 to 49 minutes without commercials) weekly that aired in the United States on NBC from October 26, 1984, to March 22, 1985. It is a continuation of the V franchise about an alien invasion of Earth by a carnivorous race of reptilians known as "Visitors", which was originally conceived by American writer, producer, and director Kenneth Johnson. ... " Wikipedia

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More young American Amazons working on a wise old man...

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That might be a cure for the ED (erectile dysfunction) epidemic. A way to awaken the muladhara chakra ...

- Although in America race is always going to be a factor in awakening this base or earth chakra. - The wise old man here is British though

- That's an Indian problem too - India has a race problem. The Indian "earth" is the dark skinned untouchable class - who have ancient links to dark skinned black Africans - not to mention links to the classical Hindu gods who are usually black skinned


" ... In Hinduism, Kundalini (Sanskrit: ... "coiled snake") is a form of divine feminine energy (or shakti) believed to be located at the base of the spine, in the muladhara. It is an important concept in shaiva Tantra, where it is believed to be a force or power associated with the divine feminine or the formless aspect of the Goddess. This energy in the body, when cultivated and awakened through tantric practice, is believed to lead to spiritual liberation. Kundalini is associated with Parvati or Adi Parashakti, the supreme being in Shaktism; and with the goddesses Bhairavi and Kubjika. The term, along with practices associated with it, was adopted into Hatha yoga in the 9th century. It has since then been adopted into other forms of Hinduism as well as modern spirituality and New age thought.

Kundalini awakenings have been described as occurring by means of a variety of methods. Many systems of yoga focus on awakening Kundalini through: meditation; pranayama breathing; the practice of asana and chanting of mantras.Kundalini Yoga is influenced by Shaktism and Tantra schools of Hinduism. It derives its name from its focus upon the awakening of kundalini energy through regular practice of Mantra, Tantra, Yantra, Asanas or Meditation.The Kundalini experience is frequently reported to be a distinct feeling of electric current running along the spine. ... " Wikpedia

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More young American Amazons working on a wise old man - 2

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More young American Amazons working on a wise old man - 3

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More young American Amazons working on a wise old man - 4

Roman men did not come out of their bronze penis cages without a visit to the blacksmith. This must have been what everyday Roman sex was or everyday Trojan and Egyptian sex - although I have not seen physical images of this. But all those images of Roman women with a penis on page 150 of this site does not leave much room for alternative viewpoints

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Caged female on male sex. When you factor in the unremovable bronze Roman fistula or penis cage - and the Roman legends of sexually voracious wives and queens - and the phallic women of page 150 - and evidence from Roman poets, and the anal Spintra of Roman male prostitutes - one has to conclude that this was the dominant form of Roman sex ...

It was an inheritance from Minoan Crete and ancient Egypt.

Hathor was the bull that had to be kept satiated - Roman men were the caged cows that serviced her and her avatars - the phallic Roman empress and phallic Roman wives

Or alternately, Cybele was the goddess that required castration of her priests - and attendance at orgies. Without a phallus the only orgies were anal - under her Amazon priestesses - the insatiable phallic Roman wives

In terms of the rising of the Kundalini - the female phallus activates the male muladhara in the male anus, and vice versa - the male muladhara in the male anus in tandem with the penis cage activate the female phallus ... So the Hathor/Cybele female bull system provides an optimal outcome for both sexes

- In other words - it's good, and good for you !

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More caged female phallus/male muladhara erotica. My initial inner images of Roman sex on page 150 were like this - but there is no direct physical evidence ... except all those disrobing Roman and Etruscan matrons with erections !

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And Egyptian too - Memnon's mother the greek goddess Eos forcibly mated with a Trojan prince producing Memnon. ...

With Egyptians we have Greek testimony that the male/female sexual power was reversed - We also have images of Hathor the well endowed bull as a lithe nude Egyptian princess ...


I was reading this system remained in effect in Sudan until the 19th century - A black musician was beaten by his wife for selling his musical instrument to a German archeologist. He had to take the beating - but if he beat her back she could report him to the authorities - or the Sheika/queen bee. - Sudanese women were selling Ethiopian slaves - That same German was gifted a young Ethiopian by a Sudanese queen or Sheikha who he took with him to Europe. See: Richard Lepsius "Discoveries in Egypt, Ethiopia and the Peninsula of Sinai" (1853)

Kenya is also full of reports of husband beating ... It's an east African kink

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Hathor the well endowed bull as a lithe nude Egyptian princess ... That's a Greek/American and her British husband

- You do not think of the British as being very sensual - but BDSM femdom seems to be a British thing ... Most wearers of the penis cage today are probably British

The images we have of Greek women at the time of Plato are incorrect! I am sure they were more like this - more like all those Greek statues of women with a phallus on page 150 of this site - The testimony is Greek women were polyandrous by tradition - Socrates shared his wife after having children with her - But that image is still deceptive - If Socrates was in the penis cage as all those Greek athletes were - his wife was the domme ...

The Greeks were colonized by Minoan Crete - which had an Amazon/Egyptian power structure - so Greek women probably did what Minoan women did - sexually cage their multiple husbands ...

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2 Greek Amazons and a Haitian Amazon working on a wise old man ...


The Haitian domme is from Legba world - or Mami Wata/Yemonja world

Yemonja has a phallus but Haitians are too poor though to really take advantage of a torrid sexual climate that is native to their culture ... Black American women have the energy - but they are also too poor and are hobbled by evangelicalChristianity

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Greek Amazon bodybuilder working on the old guy ... She's passed away though - I think that's a cast of her nude body. RIP

- I think this plague we are in linked to the erectile dysfunction epidemic - or is a "meaningful coincidence" - the levels of penetration are low in Africa - the reason given is a young population - but it's probably more a black African link to the lower worlds of eros and the earth kingdoms

Also poor African countries are open to cheap discredited remedies like Hydroxychloroquine + Zinc + Azithromycin (& vitamin D) that have nevertheless been proven to be highly effective in blocking the Corona virus ( or Ivermectin as Hydroxychloroquine is effectively banned in many countries)

I saw a version of that last night after posting these shots - BDSM femdom blocks involuntary mounting - it's like what they call "vervain" in Vampire lore ...

When I posted my first BDSM femdom sex print in page 134 - I startled the "eye" of Sauron (from "the lord of the rings") - in the dream it was like throwing a rider off a horse ... Sex and anal sex is fine so long as it's a male only affair - Women with a penis are a problem...

 

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More Greek bodybuilder Amazon - That's probably what survived in black Africa after the fall of Rome - "She" or the Queen of Sheba - a phallic Greek or Arab Amazon

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More Greek Amazon - That's South American sex - the Rhea bird during mating season! Up to five phallic female Rheas sexually penetrate one male Rhea with a female phallus that causes the male to ejaculate. The female Rheas them fertilize themselves with that sperm and give the male eggs to hatch and incubate and raise while they search out other males to mount... That's bird sex in general - and at a more esoteric level - dragon sex

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Amazon general preparing to mount a caged soldier

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Amazon general mounting a caged soldier

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Amazon general mounting a caged soldier

That's what those phalli on those phallic Amazons in page 150 are for - penetrating men anally - The Romans go a few more steps ahead of the Egyptians - they come up to the waters edge then go silent ... The way the phallic but female Harpocrates puts her finger to her mouth - telling us to keep silent ...

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Amazon general mounting a caged soldier - suspended and gas masked soldier - not sure what the gas mask is ...

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Amazon general mounting a caged soldier - with a bull phallus - that's the Hathor ideal ...

That's also the classic Bes male "birthing" position complete with a caged penis - Pepi II, a pharaoh, is shown in this position above - but the image is incomplete - the Hathor bull is missing.

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Topless Amazon mounting - BDSM femdom is mostly clothed rubber fetish with men hooded like captive birds ... The "caged bird" is a euphemism for the caged penis in BDSM

Sex with clothes on ! That's not "the male gaze" ...

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Another Amazon general mounting a penis caged and hooded soldier - with a bull phallus - the Hathor ideal ...

If Pepi II was being mounted by a Hathor bull in this position - all Egyptian men were probably penis caged and anally mounted too ... Egyptian men and Roman men and Minoan men were "Spintra" - because their penis was caged from a young age their main sexual organ was their anus - the center of the base chakra and the generator of the "female phallus"

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More Amazon general mounting a penis caged and hooded soldier - with a bull phallus - the Hathor ideal ...

Mouth also caged! That's the Harpocrates "keep silent" command - Egyptians did not share their sexual secrets

That's the "Strong bull of his mother Hathor"

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Virile young Amazon and older penis caged mount - That's an ancient Roman ideal ...

That's just a reality - The wise old man and the dancing girl is found in the bible - Elijah and Salome - it's not just Egyptian and Roman.

" ... As to the meaning of the two figures, Salome is an anima figure, blind because, though connecting the conscious and the unconscious, she does not see the operation of the unconscious.

Elijah is the personification of the cognitional element, Salome of the erotic.

Elijah is the figure of the old prophet filled with wisdom.

One could speak of these two figures as personifications of Logos and Eros very specifically shaped.

This is practical for intellectual play, but as Logos and Eros are purely speculative terms, not scientific in any sense, but irrational, it is very much better to leave the figures as they are, namely as events, experiences. ... " CG Jung from Jung's 1925 Seminar "Red Book, Salome, Serpent"

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Brazilian BDSM on the beach - with gas masks ... I guess that means "breath" - the female phallus in the male base anal chakra creates Oxygen ... That's the opposite of the plague we are in - we literally "can't breathe"

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Brazilian BDSM on the beach - with gas masks ...

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Brazilian BDSM on the beach - with gas masks ...

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Iconic Amazon dungeon scene ...

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Iconic Amazon dungeon scene - 2

I think that was a literal marriage scene - femdom style ...

- Window open ! Find it hard to believe nothing blocked tonight - the "jinns" have allowed this to happen

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More Namio Harukawa - the virile young Amazon student dominating her wise old professor femdom style ...

That's no longer legal though - professors are now banned from romancing their students by the #Me Too movement

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The unreachable red phallus from before ... In action this time

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The same couple ... The Hathor bull at work

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Red Phallus & whip !

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Female Phallus & penis cage

That's energy work ... The penis cage and the female phallus means the energy remains within - an ancient Egyptian innovation - The female phallus has to be real too - otherwise this genre of erotica would not exist

The penis cage is the foundation of Amazon power: the "Gridle of Hippolyta" - That's the inner vision - once a man is caged he submits to the cager like a horse on a bridle ... It's not one way submission though - the horse receives torrid sexual energy from the phallus of the female rider ...

Amazons in the case below almost certainly means Minoan Crete - but a more general definition of Amazon is the Islamic "Jinn" - a non-physical, but nonetheless real female spirit


" ...In Classical Greek mythology, Hippolyta ... "was a daughter of Ares and Otrera, queen of the Amazons, and a sister of Antiope and Melanippe. She wore, as an emblem of her dignity, a girdle given to her by her father." Hippolyta figures prominently in the myths of both Heracles and Theseus. ... The name Hippolyta comes from Greek roots meaning "horse" and "let loose". ... " Wikipedia

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In the kitchen - or a man's place is in the kitchen ...

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In the kitchen 2 - That's a black British Amazon stallion in action

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In the kitchen 3

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More General working on a bound soldier ...

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General working on a bound soldier ...

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General working on a bound soldier ...

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In the kitchen 4 - More young black British Amazon working on an older man

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In the kitchen 5 - black British Amazon stallion in action

That's what used to distinguish France from Britain - it affects everything having to do with living your life - food and wine being good examples.

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Black British Amazon in action in the bedroom

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Black British Amazon in action in the bedroom - 2

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Pot with a nude Roman British woman driving a chariot pulled by erect phalli - also woman anally penetrating a man on the lower right hand side. Most of the phalli are dark brown but a few are white - British Romans had the famous "dog-leash" tan.

Going back to the centrality of the female only Vesta phallus cult in Rome - the fascinum was almost certainly a female phallus generated by the fires of the earth - and the life long male penis cage

That's polyandry - one naked Amazon in a chariot with a whip and up to seven phallic "horses" to for her to ride ...


The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge

- excavated during a dig in the mid-19th century and in the museum since the 1940s — probably from Great Chesterford, Essex, the site of a Roman camp.

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Another naked Amazon in a chariot with a whip and up to seven phallic "horses" on the same pot.

Vesta was the senior most Roman deity but we do not hear much about her. She was of the earth or chthonic - had a phallus and required 30 years celibacy from her priestesses who guarded her sacred fire and sacred erect fire phallus.

That scene of female on male anal sex above was probably a required rite of passage for all Roman men. But it was more than that - with a permanent penis cage - female on male anal sex was probably the only sex for upper class Roman men - the statutes on page 150 of this site suggests this to be the case. My guess is this was an inheritance from the Etruscans - and the ancient Egyptians

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge

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Another view of the nude woman and the penis chariot. She has a phallus - I compare her to the blond Etruscan woman with a deep tan anally penetrating a man - standing next to a virile bull on page 150 - Hermaphrodite 272. That's probably an Etruscan version of the "Strong bull of my mother Hathor"

" ... Romans and Greeks used to have phallic representations in objects of daily and personal use. The use of penis-shaped amulets (fascinus) was normal among Roman children, and was seen as a protection against evil. The phallus was linked to virility and regenerative powers.

This vessel, found at Great Chesterton, is believed to have been used by Roman auxiliary soldiers stationed in Britain. According to the curator of the Cambridge museum, Imogen Gunn, "this vase was supposed to be funny". But he also guarantees that the phallus "can be protective - we found phalluses on the outskirts of the city, and I even saw small gold rings for children with tiny golden penises in them, to keep them safe from bad influences."

The vase shows a naked woman driving a carriage pulled by four penises with crow's feet ... " apaixonadosporhistoria

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Modern day chariot - the black British Amazon and her mount on a motorcycle. That previous vase is the first Roman image I have seen of a female phallus penetrating a male anus - and even that is not clear.

All the ancient reports - mostly Christian - lead us to believe that the fascinum was male - but I think all were representative of Vesta and her Egyptian model - Hathor - the bull phallus of an Egyptian goddess.

The concept of the female phallus does not exist in Anglo culture - It's a subtle concept not easily grasped - for a black male in Anglo culture maybe a little easier to grasp ... But even that is not for sure - this category is exclusively gay in Anglo culture ... But there are other categories of sexual energy out there not easily defined ...

Finally - the exposed and erect phallus was not something associated with the elite Roman or Greek male - That was for barbarians - or more commonly - the female phallus that ruled the Greco-Roman world

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Modern day chariot - the black British Amazon and her mount on a motorcycle.

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Modern day chariot - the black British Amazon and her mount on a motorcycle.

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Modern day chariot - the black British Amazon and her mount on a motorcycle.

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Modern day chariot - the black British Amazon and her mount on a motorcycle.

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Sekhmet-Min - the lioness with a penis over the caged Amun - the ram

- That's probably the best way to maximize the Kundalini energy - the male cage and the female phallus. I'm sure something like this will eventually come up especially with the ancient Egyptians - but also the Etruscans and Minoans and Romans-

And it makes sense - the Kundalini energy is female in a man - which means no penis ... I suppose it's the opposite in a woman - which means the female phallus

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The General working with a couple. Husband caged and hooded like a bird ...

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The general working with another powerful domme - from Italy.

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The Italian domme in action.

That's ancient Roman sex. In March every year the Vestal Virgins extinguished the sacred flame and re-lit it. Also in March 25 every year a new crop of Cybele priests castrated themselves.

But the fact that they were castrated did not mean celibate - Augustine called them perverts - by which it is assumed he meant homosexual. I have a different reading - they were Spintra or anal sex partners of powerful Amazon dommes ...

The homosexual option was limited in Rome as most men were in the penis cage. ...

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The General in action.

When we hear that powerful Roman women like the "she-wolf" Empress Messalina would leave the Emperor in bed to have sex orgies with up to 25 men at a time - this is probably what she was doing - mounting not being mounted ...

Caesar Augustus's daughter Julia was also roughly and openly promiscuous in defiance of her father's wishes. The pattern was for Roman women to lock up the penis of their husband then begin a period of man-hunting. Knowing the problems that Roman men had to go through to remove their penis cage - anal sex with Amazon and phallic Roman wives was the more likely option.

" ... The Cult of Magna Mater, the Great Mother, is probably the oldest religion of all. The earliest stone-age sculptures depict the mother- goddess, and an idol found in Catal ..., 6000 years old, depict her in the form she later became worshipped as Cybele in Phrygia, as a seated woman flanked by two leopards. The worship evolved through the millennia, but the goddess remained a symbol of the powerful female forces in the universe. Many different interpretations appeared, and various cults have interacted and mixed ideas. Not much is known about her worship in ancient times, but in her incarnation as Cybele in ancient Phrygia she started the cult which would later evolve into the cult of Magna Mater in Rome. As a small child she was put out into the wilderness to die, but instead of killing her the panthers and lions nurtured her, and she grew up into an intelligent, beautiful and headstrong woman. It is not impossible that she was a child mage who was later deified. She invented pipes and drums, and also magical medicines which she used to heal sick children and creatures on the Phrygian countryside. She became friend of not only the animals and people, but also the satyrs and other supernatural beings. She fell in love with prince Attis, but their love-story was tragic; The intense love of the divine Cybele was too much for the mortal prince, and he went mad, castrated himself and died. Cybele, driven mad by grief, roamed around to sound of pipes and drums seeking her lost love. The links between this story and the cult of Inanna/Ishtar/Asherah are quite obvious, and both cults influenced each other heavily. Attis was identified with Dumuzi and Tammuz, other dead and resurrected gods.

The cults were widespread, and Ezekiel mentions the female worship of Tammuz in his lamentation over the spread of paganism in Jerusalem (Ezekiel 8:14). Around 200 BC the holy black rock of the goddess was moved from the Phrygian city of Pessinos, which had been the previous centre of her worship. Rome became the new centre, and her cult grew. The romans identified Cybele with the Greek Rhea, and called her Magna Mater, the Great Mother. The priests of the cult were men who had castrated themselves in front of her image, but most of the followers were women. The cult was a tumultuous, noisy and ecstatic affair which attracted many people. Only women (and castrated men) were allowed to attend the main celebrations of the goddess, which quickly got the reputation of being less religious ritual and more wild orgies. Much gossip went around about the indecencies and depravities of the cult, but due to the protection of influential people it avoided persecution. The cult was led by the female priestesses and the Archigalli, the high priest of the subordinate Galli; castrated male priests who were responsible for most of the dance, divination and healing of the cult. Many of the worshipers were organised into fraternities, most notably the Dendrophori ("Tree-bearers") and Cannophori ("Reed-bearers"). Members of these fraternities enjoyed a bit of social status and influence, and many important people flocked to them. The liturgy of the cult was in Greek. Many of the ceremonies commemorated the deeds of Magna Mater and her love to Attis, who represented the fertility and plants of the land. By his castration and death the land was given new life. Many festivals were held, called ludi ("plays") which were enthusiastic carnivals with banquets and comedic performances.

One of the major festivals was Megalesia the 4-10 April. At the height of the celebrations the taurobolium was performed, as a bull was castrated and sacrificed, and new initiates were baptised in its blood. Another major festival was celebrated the 25th March to commemorate the castration and death of Attis. The Cannophori carried reeds and stalks to the temple together with the idol of Attis. The taurobolium was performed, and the genitals of the bull was thrown into a cave or well consecrated to Magna Mater. After three days of sorrow and grief for Attis, the carnival returned with Hilaria, the Day of Joy as Attis was resurrected and fertility yet again reigned thanks to the power of Magna Mater. Mountains and caves were sacred to Magna Mater, and her temples were often built near them. By sleeping in a temple many women hoped to get help from the goddess, who was said to help mothers and children. Midwifes were tied to the cult, and many priests were healers. The priestesses were more involved with her ecstatic side, celebrating her secret mysteries behind locked doors. Practically nothing is known about them, except that they were exclusively women only. In the end, the cult vanished together with most other mystery cults of the antique era. ... " "The Cult of Magna Mater" by Anders Sandberg - legalhistorysources

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Under the sign of Poseidons white bull - mounted above - The General and three Amazon bulls working on a mounted older balding man with whips...

In Rome the penis caged older guy would be purified by the blood of a bull and anally mounted by virile young Roman bull matrons ...

Energy coming in rather than going out ... That was the situation of all elite Roman men ...

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Under the sign of Poseidons white bull - 2

Level 2 of the all male mysteries of Mithras was "bride" of the sun. I've always wondered why - The bidegroom was probably a phallic Amazon - the phallic Amazon was not just Roman - she was also in Syria and ancient Iran and certainly ancient Arabia. For ancient Arabs she was the goat-legged Queen of Sheba - or Balquis with a goat libido and large goat penis and male wives who she mounted anally

Any time you have a sun-goddess you have a female phallus

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American outdoors BDSM femdom - but they forgot the penis cage ...


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Hooded head - like a caged bird - that's a female on male BDSM basic - Most normal women can't process that though - most women have a problem with pure carnality - they need a face and emotion ... And they need to take energy - not to give it ...

Carnality and eros are not in the face though - they are lower down ... And giving energy requires the mythical female phallus ...

"You either make it - or you take it" - is a recurring thought form or dream aphorism - and we've stopped making it!

I think the female phallus is a natural part of female psychic evolution - In voodoo the trend is towards a female legba and Mami Wata with her three heads and a phallus ...

A recent inner image is female on male anal sex by a pool I swim in - Image was matter of fact and routine - she came out of the water and did it ...

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More American outdoors BDSM femdom

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More American outdoors BDSM femdom

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More American BDSM femdom - Same star indoors - No penis cage, but she's using a penis humbler to walk her dog

And she's nude ... BDSM women don't do nude - no "male gaze"

- Like Rome or Greece, BDSM femdom is female clothed, male nudity - female phallus, male sex cage ... That's usually read as homosexual - but Rome was in the bronze fistula or non-removable penis cage - The more likely scenario was the Amazon phallus in the Roman anus

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More American BDSM femdom - Roman/Etruscan/Egyptian sex - The Amazon phallus in the male anus

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Flow disrupted - even had a "toothless" dream - an incisor fell out of my mouth - Those usually mean you have no power!

One of the prints does not load so I removed it. BDSM femdom is a euro fetish for the time being ... American women are not there yet

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Walters Rhyton with a seated phallic winged goddess.

That's what I mean by Amazon phallus in Roman anus!

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The Triumph of Titus: AD 71, The Flavians -
by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema at the Walters Gallery, Baltimore (1885)


" ... In this canvas, the artist shows Titus returning to Rome in triumph following his capture of Jerusalem in AD 70. His father, Emperor Vespasian, clad in a white toga, leads the procession. Titus comes next, holding the hand of his daughter, Julia, who turns to address her father's younger brother and successor, Domitian. In the background is the Temple of Jupiter Victor. Among the spoils from Jerusalem is a 7-branched candlestick from the temple. Alma-Tadema depicted these events by drawing on classical sources, like the reliefs on of the Arch of Titus and on the latest 19th-century scholarship regarding everyday life in Rome. ... " Walters Gallery

- That's the end of ancient Israel ! - Rome had an ancient quarrel with the Jews and I am sure it was centered on the penis - specifically male circumcision.

All the Romans pictured here were in the bronze penis cage which generated the Amazon phallus ...

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That was an ancient Egyptian tradition - Emperors being penis caged by their daughters or nieces - What that meant was the daughter controlled what woman or women had access to the Emperors bed - or the Emperors anus ... More anus than penis - The Emperors penis was rarely out of its cage - that was for Temple of Amun masturbation rituals - which were done by the hands of women only. Every day sex can only have been anal ...


Julia's mother was from a powerful noble family, but she moved on after giving him Julia. Julia was then raised by her father emperor in the Roman style.

" ... Marcia Furnilla was born and raised in Rome. She married Titus, widowed from his first marriage, in 63. The marriage between Titus and Furnilla was an arranged one.

This marriage for Titus was an influential one and promoted his political career. Suetonius describes Furnilla as a "very well-connected" woman. On September 17, 64, Furnilla bore Titus a daughter, Flavia Julia Titi or Julia Flavia in Rome.

Like Titus' first marriage, this one was short. Furnilla's family was connected to the opponents of Roman Emperor Nero and after the failure of the Pisonian conspiracy in 65, they were disfavored by the Emperor. Titus didn't want to be connected with any potential plotters and ended his marriage to Furnilla, but continued raising their daughter. ... " Wikipedia

" ... When growing up, Titus offered her in marriage to his brother Domitian, but he refused because of his infatuation with Domitia Longina. Later she married her second paternal cousin Titus Flavius Sabinus, brother to consul Titus Flavius Clemens, who married her first cousin Flavia Domitilla. By then Domitian had seduced her.

When her father and husband died, in the words of Dio, Domitian:

"lived with [her] as husband with wife, making little effort at concealment. Then upon the demands of the people he became reconciled with Domitia, but continued his relations with Julia nonetheless."

Juvenal condemns this liaison as follows:

"Such a man was that adulterer [i.e. Domitian] who, after lately defiling himself by a union of the tragic style, revived the stern laws that were to be a terror to all men – ay, even to Mars and Venus – just as Julia was relieving her fertile womb and giving birth to abortions that displayed the likeness of her uncle."
Becoming pregnant, Julia died of what was rumoured to be a forced abortion. Julia was deified and her ashes were later mixed and burned with Domitian's by Domitian's former nurse secretly in the Temple of the Flavians. ... "Wikipedia

- That was the emperor! Julia ... That was the Amazon way ...

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Julia Titi - the daughter of Emperor Titus and mistress of her uncle Emperor Domitian was also Augusta as is shown in this coin with the supreme phallic goddess Vesta seated on the reverse ...

"Julia Titi Denarius. IVLIA IMP T AVG F AVGVSTA, draped bust right / Vesta seated left with patera & scepter, VESTA in ex. RSC 16."wildwinds

- Augusta was the sovreign of Rome - both spiritual and actual ... And the fire goddess Vesta was the source of all those erect phalli or fascinus that can still be found all over Pompeii. Those are female not male phalli. The erect Amazon phallus was a central icon of the Roman mind.

My penis cage analysis was right. Being number one she was probably doing what the "she wolf" Empress Messalina was doing - rampant and aggresive man hunting and mounting of caged Roman men in the Anus

- Bes Erotica- 69

Statue of a Seated Cat - Walters Gallery , Baltimore

Egyptian c. 664-350 BC

" ... Cats were popular in Egypt and were associated with the goddess Bastet. This seated cat with its tail curled forward has golden earrings, a golden scarab inlaid on the forehead, and a necklace with a pendant in low relief. The pendant displays a standing goddess with the double-crown nursing the young Harpokrates. ... " Walters Gallery

Bastet is an image associated with recent work on this page - Especially the transition from the aggresive Sekhmet to the loving Hathor. The standing goddess on the chest of the cat is probably Hathor - the bull phallus goddess ...

- (Dec 10, 2020) As I was uploading this image I found out that Bastet worship was at the center of the annual "festival of drunkenness" where the dangerous Sehkmet was transformed into the loving Hathor - The lioness was transformed into a friendly cat at the the Bubastis temple island ...

My inner images were not sexual - just of a very aggressive cat - But I just saw a recent art work of a female cat with breasts and a very large phallus - "the Goddess of Wet Dreams" by Jayne County (2020) :

" .. Bastet is an important figure to me both historically and spiritually. The Cat Goddess of Ancient Egypt has always been fascinating to me, ever since I was a small child. I am a cat freak and have had many cats throughout my life. Bastet is the epitome of cat worship and concentration. She protects me and my cats from harm and hostility from ignorant humans, so it is my privilege to present Bastet. She comes in dreams and has sexual inclinations, as she once did in Ancient Egypt, thus, the Goddess of Wet Dreams. The Ancient Greeks referred to incubus and succubus, creatures that visited mortals in their dreams in order to have sex with them. I have depicted her as a fertility goddess with multiple breasts and huge snake-like penises, a representation of the fertility of both sexes, male and female, as one. Bastet, the Goddess of Wet Dreams!

– Jayne County ... " viewingroom

- That's an image that I have been struggling with since page 150 - The penis was female not male in ancient Egypt - and Etruscans and Minoans and Romans too! It's a powerful inner image - what the Japanese call "Futanari"

 


" .... Bastet or Bast was a goddess of ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the Second Dynasty (2890 BCE). Her name also is rendered as B'sst, Baast, Ubaste, and Baset. In ancient Greek religion, she was known as Ailuros ...

Bastet was worshiped in Bubastis in Lower Egypt, originally as a lioness goddess, a role shared by other deities such as Sekhmet. Eventually Bastet and Sekhmet were characterized as two aspects of the same goddess, with Sekhmet representing the powerful warrior and protector aspect and Bastet, who increasingly was depicted as a cat, representing a gentler aspect.

... Bastet was originally a fierce lioness warrior goddess of the sun worshiped throughout most of ancient Egyptian history, but later she was changed into the cat goddess that is familiar today, becoming Bastet. She then was depicted as the daughter of Ra and Isis, and the consort of Ptah, with whom she had a son Maahes.

As protector of Lower Egypt, she was seen as defender of the king, and consequently of the sun god, Ra. Along with other deities such as Hathor, Sekhmet, and Isis, Bastet was associated with the Eye of Ra. She has been depicted as fighting the evil snake named Apep, an enemy of Ra. In addition to her solar connections, sometimes she was called "eye of the moon".

Bastet was also a goddess of pregnancy and childbirth, possibly because of the fertility of the domestic cat.

Images of Bastet were often created from alabaster. The goddess was sometimes depicted holding a ceremonial sistrum in one hand and an aegis in the other—the aegis usually resembling a collar or gorget, embellished with a lioness head.

Bastet was also depicted as the goddess of protection against contagious diseases and evil spirits.

... Bastet first appears in the third millennium BC, where she is depicted as either a fierce lioness or a woman with the head of a lioness. Two thousand years later, during the Third Intermediate Period of Egypt (c. 1070–712 BC), Bastet began to be depicted as a domestic cat or a cat-headed woman.

Scribes of the New Kingdom and later eras began referring to her with an additional feminine suffix, as Bastet. The name change is thought to have been added to emphasize pronunciation of the ending t sound, often left silent.

Cats in ancient Egypt were highly revered, partly due to their ability to combat vermin such as mice, rats (which threatened key food supplies), and snakes—especially cobras. Cats of royalty were, in some instances, known to be dressed in golden jewelry and were allowed to eat from the plates of their owners. Dennis C. Turner and Patrick Bateson estimate that during the Twenty-second Dynasty (c. 945–715 BC), Bastet worship changed from being a lioness deity into being predominantly a major cat deity. Because domestic cats tend to be tender and protective of their offspring, Bastet was also regarded as a good mother and sometimes was depicted with numerous kittens.

The native Egyptian rulers were replaced by Greeks during an occupation of Ancient Egypt in the Ptolemaic Dynasty that lasted almost 300 years. The Greeks sometimes equated Bastet with one of their goddesses, Artemis. Herodotus, an ancient Greek historian who traveled in Egypt in the fifth century BCE, describes Bastet's temple at some length:

Save for the entrance, it stands on an island; two separate channels approach it from the Nile, and after coming up to the entry of the temple, they run round it on opposite sides; each of them a hundred feet wide, and overshadowed by trees. The temple is in the midst of the city, the whole circuit of which commands a view down into it; for the city's level has been raised, but that of the temple has been left as it was from the first, so that it can be seen into from without. A stone wall, carven with figures, runs round it; within is a grove of very tall trees growing round a great shrine, wherein is the image of the goddess; the temple is a square, each side measuring a furlong. A road, paved with stone, of about three furlongs' length leads to the entrance, running eastward through the market place, towards the temple of Hermes; this road is about 400 feet wide, and bordered by trees reaching to heaven.

This description by Herodotus and several Egyptian texts suggest that water surrounded the temple on three (out of four) sides, forming a type of lake known as, isheru, not too dissimilar from that surrounding the temple of the mother goddess Mut in Karnak at Thebes. These lakes were typical components of temples devoted to a number of lioness goddesses, who are said to represent one original goddess, Bastet, Mut, Tefnut, Hathor, and Sakhmet, and came to be associated with sun gods such as Horus and Ra as well as the Eye of Ra. Each of them had to be appeased by a specific set of rituals. One myth relates that a lioness, fiery and wrathful, was once cooled down by the water of the lake, transformed into a gentle cat, and settled in the temple.

At the Bubastis temple, some cats were found to have been mummified and buried, many next to their owners. More than 300,000 mummified cats were discovered when Bastet's temple was excavated. Turner and Bateson suggest that the status of the cat was roughly equivalent to that of the cow in modern India. The death of a cat might leave a family in great mourning and those who could, would have them embalmed or buried in cat cemeteries—pointing to the great prevalence of the cult of Bastet. Extensive burials of cat remains were found not only at Bubastis, but also at Beni Hasan and Saqqara. In 1888, a farmer uncovered a burial site of many hundreds of thousands of cats in Beni Hasan.

... Herodotus also relates that of the many solemn festivals held in Egypt, the most important and most popular one was that celebrated in Bubastis in honor of this goddess. Each year on the day of her festival, the town was said to have attracted some 700,000 visitors, both men and women (but not children), who arrived in numerous crowded ships. The women engaged in music, song, and dance on their way to the place. Great sacrifices were made and prodigious amounts of wine were drunk—more than was the case throughout the year. This accords well with Egyptian sources that prescribe that lioness goddesses are to be appeased with the "feasts of drunkenness". A festival of Bastet was known to be celebrated during the New Kingdom at Bubastis. The block statue from the eighteenth dynasty (c. 1380 BC) of Nefer-ka, the wab-priest of Sekhmet,provides written evidence for this. The inscription suggests that the king, Amenhotep III, was present at the event and had great offerings made to the deity. ... " Wikipedia

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More Sehmet-Min. Sekhmet because the black-clad Greek American woman roughly mounting her British husband with a red phallus recently referred to herself and a phallic female friend as two lioness' hard at work ...

Ancient Egyptian men who spent their lives in the "knot of isis" or penis cage were almost certainly calming Sekhmet in a similar fashion during the annual "festival of drunkenness"

- Bes Erotica- 71

The same couple and a friend - and a pair of large bull phalli

That was the Minotaur - the "star-like" Asterion. Usually assumed to be male - but to me that was a female-bull - the model of the phallic but female Minoan bull-jumpers

Or more accurately - Hathor and her bull phallus ...

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A scene from the scrubbed American indoor scene above - it loaded tonight.

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More of that same couple and a friend - and a pair of large bull phalli

I experienced this briefly in a dream after I posted the first Pompeii image of Queen Pasiphaë and the white bull sent by Poseidon on page 150. I quickly woke myself up though - rather than enjoy it! It was too X-rated at first for me to mention ...

The message was clear - it was a female phallus or rather the queen Pasiphaë in the bull ...

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Three Votive Phalloi - Etruscan, 4th-2nd cent. BC

- The Erotica Collection Christian von Faber-Castell, Küsnacht ZH, Switzerland

Those are 3 "dog-leashed" phalli. The Etruscan penis was firmly locked up for the goddess ... My theory is that was the source of the female phallus that ruled Rome

" ... Phalloi were popular votive offerings in healing and fertility sanctuaries and were widespread throughout the Italic region, especially in Etruria. Their purpose was to give thanks to the goddess for recovery or to reinforce the worshiper's prayer for help. In rare cases, the phallos explicitly depicted the pathological change to the organ. ... " the-saleroom.

" ... Did Priapus Have a Penis Disorder?
Rossella Lorenzi wrote in Discovery News: “One of Pompeii's most recognized frescoes, the portrait of the Greek god of fertility Priapus, holds an embarrassing truth, according to a new study of the 1st-century A.D. wall painting. Found in the entrance hall to the House of the Vettii, perhaps the most famous house to survive Mount Vesuvius's devastating eruption, the fresco shows the ever-erect Priapus with his engorged penis.

“But this phallus-flaunting symbol of male potency and procreative power shows signs of a condition which can result in difficult sexual relations and infertility, says a study published in Urology journal. "The disproportionate virile member is distinctively characterized by a patent phimosis, more specifically a shut phimosis," Francesco Maria Galassi told Discovery News. Galassi is an M.D. now back in Italy who recently worked at Imperial College London. He co-authored the paper with his father Stefano, also an M.D.

“An inability to fully retract the foreskin, phimosis was treated only with circumcision or prepuceplasty before the introduction of topical corticosteroids. "This condition presents different grades of severity, and in this specific case appears to be of the highest grade, in which there is no skin retractability on the glans," Galassi said. Defects of the genitourinary tract, including phimosis, have been depicted in artistic representation since prehistory, showing a high degree of precision.

“But why someone would portray the god of fertility with a severe phimosis? "It is not unlikely the painter might have desired to report objective evidence of a high prevalence of that anatomic defect in Pompeii, at a time mixing it with fertility attributes traditionally ascribed to Priapus," Galassi said. “In this view, widespread among the male population in Pompeii, phimosis might have been the reason for the abundance in Pompeii of anatomical votive artifacts used to dispel that anatomical and functional defect. "Anatomical votive offerings made in Italy between the fourth to second centuries B.C. do often show the penis with the foreskin closed around the top, as in the later Priapus painting from Pompeii," Jessica Hughes, lecturer in classical studies at UK's Open University, told Discovery News.

“Hughes, co-author of a research project on votive offerings, noted these objects have sometimes been interpreted as offerings made by men suffering from phimosis, and the idea isn't discordant with the overarching interpretation of anatomical votives as objects related to healing and fertility. “She found the interpretation of the Pompeian Priapus "very intriguing," as the image is conventionally seen as a representation of fertility, abundance and prosperity. "In this case it's more challenging for us to understand why the artist would have chosen to represent a biological condition that may have been seen to threaten fertility and health," Hughes said. "Perhaps we need to see this painting as a comment on the power of the divine body, which didn't suffer from the same biological limitations as the mortal body," she added." ... " factsanddetails

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Caged Phalloi

" ... Stamnos with phallic plastic decorations, “phalloi”. This pot was used in orgiastic rites; it may have been used to prepare infusion for propitiating female fertility. The surface is decorated with a symposium and erotic scenes. Athens; Attic red figured Stamnos; About 475 - 425 BC; From Spina Necropolis;Ferrara, Archaeological Museum..." Egisto Sani

That was the state of the penis in Athens are the time of Plato - firmly locked up to the goddess

But it seems from the excerpt below that the caged penis was also common in ancient India - To me that seems be true ...

We also learn below that the penis cage meant that Roman matrons went to public baths naked with male slaves in attendance where the male slaves worked nude in front of other Roman matrons ...

Those Roman baths were often funded by the Empress of the day - and many times had a statue of a powerful nude woman with a phallus. It's a safe assumption that male slaves in the penis cage were being roughly mounted in the anus at the baths - In a group sex setting. ...


When I posted one of the Roman bath prints on page 150 - with four phallic goddess statues, I saw four massive serpents rising up where the four statues were ... Those baths were about servicing those large female phalli ...

[- Roman Hermaphrodite 307. Marble statues of Apollo Citaredo and four muses - frigidarium of the Baths of Faustina, Miletus, Turkey. Roman Civilization, 2nd century AD. Istanbul, Arkeoloji Muzerleri (Archaeological Museum)]

 


" ... Leonard C. Smithers and Sir Richard Burton wrote in the notes of “Sportive Epigrams on Priapus”: “Holyday, in his illustrations to the sixth Satire of Juvenal, describes the fibula as a 'buckle, clasp or suchlike stay, applied to those that were employed to sing upon the stage; the Praetor, who set forth plays for the delight of the people, buying youths for that purpose. And that such might not by lust spoil their voice, their overseers dosed their shame with a case of metal, having a sharp pike of the same matter passing by the side of it, and sometimes used one of another form; or by a nearer cruelty they thrust a brazen or silver wire through that part, which the Jew did lose in circumcision.' This description is accompanied by an engraving showing two forms of the instrument, taken from Pignerius de Servis. François Noël states that they were used: 1) to prevent singers from losing their voice, 2) to keep youths from masturbating themselves, 3) to conceal the organ of generation through modesty. [Source: “Sportive Epigrams on Priapus” translation by Leonard C. Smithers and Sir Richard Burton, 1890, sacred-texts.com]

“Roman gladiators also were frequently infibulated in order to preserve their vigour. The operation was performed by having the prepuce drawn over the glans; it was then pierced, and a thick thread was passed through it, remaining there until the cicatrising of the hole; when that had taken place a rather large ring was substituted. Juvenal speaks of the Roman ladies paying great sums of money to have these instruments removed from the persons of the comedians and singers to whom they had taken a fancy. Pliny notes the use of the fibula as a preventive of masturbation; and Martial has an epigram against Caelia whose slave's privities are concealed by a fibula whenever he accompanies his mistress to the bath--'for modesty's sake', Caelia says, but, according to the satirist, to conceal her slave's noble proportions from the envious eyes of other dames. Again he ridicules a man who wore an immense fibula to hide the fact that he was circumcised.. The practice was very common in India from religious motives. ... " factsanddetails

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Nude woman riding an enormous phallus in the shape of a flying dog.

This was an icon of Pompeii; dog was a euphemism for the penis.

That's probably derived from the female Hathor bull phallus