Example #3

The four angels and the four winds (Rev. 7:1-3)
The Schutzbild scene in the tomb of  Ramesses VI



The Schutzbild scene over the entrance to Hall H of the tomb of Ramesses VI. Labels

demonstrate the scene's similarity to the text of Rev. 7:1-3. Note that the Egyptian word
for "enemy" is atu while that for "wind" is athu, suggesting that the common Egyptian
practice of punning in religious writings may be implicated here. Click on the pdf file,
EgnRev pp 231-236.pdf, below to see the main part of the text relating to this scene.

EgnRev pp 231-236.pdf EgnRev pp 231-236.pdf
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