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What’s in a Hat? Odd Postures in Egyptian Art

Superheoes posed as if in ancient Egyptian artwork

Today’s post started with a joke. The first few amuse me.  By the end it doesn’t even make sense: just putting hieroglyphs around Ghostbusters doesn’t exactly give the impression of ancient Egyptian Ghostbusters.  I do, however, get a giggle from the Vulture posing as Isis. We’re going to stick with the first panel, which I find works best at what it’s attempting to do and there’s some pretty specific history with the pose. The pose is quite distinct.  The aggressor