Cult image of the god Ptah, Dynasty 22–early Dynasty 26 (ca. 945–600 B.C.) Egyptian Lapis lazuli H. 2 1/4 in. (5.6 cm) This statuette represents the creator god Ptah, the patron deity of Egypt's capital city, Memphis. His shrouded human form and tight-fitting cap make him quite recognizable.
The engraved images of two giraffes, estimated to be some 7000-9000 yrs old, have been found atop a 50-foot-high sandstone outcrop in the Sahara Desert of northeastern Niger. One is more than 20 feet high. They are among the finest examples of African rock art found to date; the larger of the two images may well be the largest-known single prehistoric work of art in the world.
We Latter-day Saints love filling our homes with faithful and beautiful artwork, from pictures of temples to depictions of Christ’s life. Other images representing scripture stories and LDS values are also just as inspiring. Read on to find new favorite paintings and sculptures for your home, and learn the significance behind each of these 7 stunning pieces of art that bring light and truth into our lives.
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