The Nile Goddess, Nuit
The Goddess is from the earliest period of Egyptain History, before the time the Pharaohs. She has been idenified as the Goddess of the Nile, the Sacred River. Her arms are upraised in prayer to Sirius, the brightest star in the heavens. The Nile floods in yearly cycles, and for thousands of years, the day the star Sirius first appered was also the day the floods began. It was the beginning of the agricultureal year, and brought with it another year of life for the Egyptian people. The prayers of the Nile Goddess might be to be reunited with her stellar counterpart, so that they might together give, once again, the gift of life to people.
7/8" diameter. 33" long cord.