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Divine Intermediaries

Barque stand from Temple B700 showing King Atlanersa (centre) holding up the heavens.
Flanked by Horus on the left & the Moon god Thoth on the right.
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Credit: Marcus Cyron. Wikipedia.

Above: Kushite king of Napata in the act of holding up the heavens. As divine intermediaries between this world and the next, an image that given my personified celestial bodies scenario, should be taken at face value.

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