> Thanks for these great pictures, Thanos. I was
> hoping you would. I understand what you're saying
> about forced perspective, but why would that be
> the case? Are there other examples of that way of
> presenting objects?
All AE art is layered perspective, a type of forced perspective. The ankh on the arm is a similar example of forced perspective:
The form of the spinnekrok is
> so absolutely spot on when compared to the was -
> without any need to consider perspective. Have you
> an idea of how it would have been used in
As a sighting/alignment tool. The AE were known to have used a devices called a merchet and groma, "staffs" used for surveying. This would be an example of a merchet:
> The cosmic Matriarch of Mesopotamian culture was
> the weaver of fates according to my understanding
> from the texts, and weaving was clearly of major,
> major importance in the 4th and 3rd millenia BCE.
> There was only one Goddess, so Egyptian Neith
> would have been her equivalent in just one of her
> The Egyptian image of weaving scenes are all over
> the place, but I don't know the dates of them and
> also that doesn't mean there were no other tools
> used - modern weaving takes many forms too
> according to the type of material and the product
> intended. Djet's comb is quite obviously a weaving
> tool. They are all over internet in exactly the
> same form. It's not anything fanciful on my part.
> Anyway, I'm grateful for this response, and will
> spend time later today working out when the
> various dynasties where in date terms! and
> responding to the other posts. As I said, I know
At this point no one really knows for sure so all just my humble opinion.