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Originally Posted by Chimera Dust View Post
I've been puzzling over what the animals on top of the mirror are. The one in the middle (built into the mirror) looks like a lion's head to me, but I can't figure out what the rest are supposed to be. They look like weird bugs to me! Maybe they're ribbons of some kind? I'd love to hear more thoughts on this one.
I'm pretty sure the central animal is a lion, and I would guess the other ones are some type of birds (feathers are associated with "weighing the heart"):
http://www.egyptianmyths.net/feather.htm
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