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Perna Studios is very excited to announce our tenth trading card set entitled Classic Mythology III: Goddesses (release date Summer of 2018). This set will focus on Goddesses from timeless Classic Mythologies that we have all come to love and enjoy during our lifetime. The mythologies spotlighted in this set are Greek, Norse, Egyptian, Celtic, Native American, Japanese and African.


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This awesome sketch art card of Renenutet from Egyptian Mythology is drawn by the very talented artist Amy Pronovost :iconartyewok: for our Classic Mythology III trading card set.




Renenutet - (also transliterated as Ernutet, and Renenet) was a goddess of nourishment and the harvest in ancient Egyptian religion. The importance of the harvest caused people to make many offerings to Renenutet during harvest time. Initially, her cult was centered in Terenuthis. Renenutet was envisioned, particularly in art, as a cobra, or as a woman with the head of a cobra.


Sometimes, as the goddess of nourishment, Renenutet was seen as having a husband, Sobek. He was represented as the Nile River, the annual flooding of which deposited the fertile silt that enabled abundant harvests. More usually, Renenutet was seen as the mother of Nehebkau, who occasionally was represented as a snake also. When considered the mother of Nehebkau, Renenutet was seen as having a husband, Geb, who represented the Earth.


Later, as a snake-goddess worshiped over the whole of Lower Egypt, Renenutet was increasingly associated with Wadjet, Lower Egypt's powerful protector and another snake goddess represented as a cobra. Eventually Renenutet was identified as an alternate form of Wadjet, whose gaze was said to slaughter enemies. Wadjet is the cobra on the crown of the pharaohs.





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:iconravenheart1984:
RavenHeart1984 Featured By Owner May 16, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
epic
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner May 17, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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:iconravenheart1984:
RavenHeart1984 Featured By Owner May 17, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
your welcome
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Torrin-McFinn77 Featured By Owner May 16, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She reminds me of the serpent of chaos Apophis. But she seems more benign. Good work on her.
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner May 17, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
:)
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Torrin-McFinn77 Featured By Owner May 17, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good.
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