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Originally Posted by kwaw
Hi ThanatEros

Welcome aboard.! I agree, no coincidence. Orion is also called the abode of Osiris in Egyptian star lore. Sumerians with Ninurta and Ea. See image from and Sumerian Royal Cylinder seal here:

I have now added the full image [of which the first is an enlargement], click on arrow '2' to take you to full image. A brief interpretation of the cycle is at bottom of entry. Though not particularly related to the entry I have included a third image of Ninurta enthroned, which is of interest in particular because of the inclusion of a double headed eagle.

Fate is a dog, walking always behind a man and well able to bite. It clings like dirty rags saying: "Who is my man? Let him know it." Ancient Sumerian proverb.
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