Mut is a Mother Goddess of Ancient Egypt, usually represented as a human with vulture wings. The nature of the vulture in nurturing their young was more eminent to the Egyptians than their predliction for scavenging from the corpses of other species. Although Morte (Latin for death) is possibly linked etymologicaly, it is the maternal qualities of the vulture Mut mostley represented. She was the primary female deity of the Luxor province.
The vulture was also revered in full bird form as Nekhbet, who symbolised all of Upper Egypt and featured as the headdress of queens of that region.

A.O.Spare sometimes used a Vulture head to represent the Kia, the 'atmospheric I' which seemed to be his terminology for the ether or akasha -the collective or mythic consciousness. The primary Yonic symbol of the Kia is the Eye...'-from the text in Conjunctio

This image is fromOrryelle's Graphic Grimmoire 'CONJUNCTIO' published September 2008 EquinoXuliuqE by Fulgur Limited (sold out).

The Book CONJUNCTIO presents mirrored pairs of Sacred Twins and Divine Lovers from various cultural pantheons coupled on facing pages. Theyare aligned in such a way that when the pages are turned the figuresare United in holy conjunction by the alchemical reader.
Different reflective relationships -alchymic opposites and complementaries- are explored b e t w e e n the pages.

The plate of Mut Nekhbet Kia in the Grimmoire faces one of Khnum Amoun Zos.

Drawn in 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.

Media: -pen, ink, pencil, black gouache.

11" x 17" (approx.A3) size signed and numbered print, limited to 77 copies on quality off-white acid-free paper - $16:

Original Sold.

Paired with Khnum Amoun Zos $23 for the 2 prints:

(c)2010 Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule