> Hi Martin,
> I read through Markus Possel's paper on the Dendera "bulbs." I
> cannot determine whether, or not, he agrees that the 'bulbs"
> are a technological device. He quotes others that do, but just
> seems to repeat earlier info. As for the other two links - same
> What, in a few words, is your conclusion?
I think in that particular paper, he’s outlining the history of claims made about this relief. The fuller treatment (auf Deutsch) is in his book.
Same old? Well, it’s an old relief. Claims about it being techno, techno, techno are same old to me.
There’s enough here in common with religious iconography of the period for me to put it in that interpretative category. Crazy stuff like this, for example:
But maybe it’s an ancient Egyptian Art Nouveau lamp.