Enormous Statue of Pharaoh Found in Egypt

Archaeologists found an enormous 42-foot tall statue of Amenhotep III in Egypt, and the news bring about the poem Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley to my mind:

The statue consists of seven large quartzite blocks and still lacks a head and was actually first discovered in the 1928 and then rehidden, according to the press release from the country's antiquities authority. Archaeologists expect to find its twin in the next digging season.

Excavation supervisor Abdel-Ghaffar Wagdi said two other statues were also unearthed, one of the god Thoth with a baboon's head and a six foot (1.85 meter) tall one of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet.

"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"


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Amen- refers to Truth/God. As in, Amen-Ra and Amen-hotep. And it is used to close a Christian, Muslim, or Buddhist verse, Amen.

A similar term is El- which means God upon Gods and is preserved in names like Isra-el (Persevere with God), Emmanu-el (God among us), Rapha-el (cure-god), Micha-el (Who is like God?).

In the prophecy of Jesus birth in the Holy Bible, his name is given as "Emmanuel" (God among us).

In the old pagan tradition of El worship. El was lord upon lords, the Jews disbelieved this, but Yahweh is refered to as El-ohim in Genesis.

Another one is Dea:

Dea Dia, goddess of growth in Roman mythology
Dea Matrona, or "Divine mother goddess", goddess of the river Marne in Gaul
Dea Sequana, goddess of the river Seine in Gallo-Roman religion
Dea Syria, or Atargatis, "Goddess of Syria"
Dea Tacita, or "Silent goddess", goddess of the dead in Roman mythology
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