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Anubis is the Greek name of the god of death, mummification, embalming, the afterlife, cemeteries, tombs, and the Underworld, in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head. Anubis assumed different roles in various contexts. Depicted as a protector of graves as early as the First Dynasty (c. 3100 – c. 2890 BC), Anubis was also an embalmer. By the Middle Kingdom (c. 2055 – 1650 BC) he was replaced by Osiris in his role as lord of the underworld. One of his prominent roles was as a god who ushered souls into the afterlife. He attended the weighing scale during the "Weighing of the Heart," in which it was determined whether a soul would be allowed to enter the realm of the dead. Despite being one of the most ancient and "one of the most frequently depicted and mentioned gods" in the Egyptian pantheon, Anubis played almost no role in Egyptian myths.
Ra is the ancient Egyptian deity of the sun. By the Fifth Dynasty in the 25th and 24th centuries BC, he had become one of the most important gods in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the noon sun. Ra was believed to rule in all parts of the created world: the sky, the Earth, and the underworld he was the god of the sun, order, kings, and the sky.
Ra was portrayed as a falcon and shared characteristics with the sky god Horus. At times the two deities were merged as Ra-Horakhty, "Ra, who is Horus of the Two Horizons". In the New Kingdom, when the god Amun rose to prominence he was fused with Ra into Amun-Ra.
Chrysopeas or mysterious philosopher's stone combination of alchemical elements that among the other virtues would have the one transforming metal in gold.
Why did the alchemists choose gold?
Why did they see in it the elevation from matter to spirit?
The answer is found in antiquity, around the eighth century. Abū Mūsā Jābir, the most important Muslim alchemist, analyzed the four Aristotelian elements (water, fire, earth and air) on the basis of their qualities (hot, cold, dry and humid) coming to the hypothesis that all metals were composed of these elements and their characteristics.
From this point of view, gold was perfectly balanced and harmonious. Each characteristic was divided into four elements, while the other metals had more variability and were less balanced.
This theory, in later times, also reached the Western world and convinced alchemists from all over the world. From here they began to study metals and how to create the "CRISOPEA" la philosopher's stone .
Quetzalcóatl is the Aztec name of the feathered serpent god of ancient Mesoamerica, one of the most important deities for many Mexican and Central American civilizations. Among the Aztecs, whose beliefs are well documented, Quetzalcoatl is revered as the god of wind, Venus, dawn, merchants and the arts, crafts and knowledge.The name "Quetzalcoatl" comes from the nāhuatl "quetzal [li] -cōhuātl". "Quetzalli" indicates something divine or precious (in some contexts it is intended as "beautiful", even not in body) while "Cōhuātl" means "Snake". According to some, it literally means Quetzal's snake with feathers (which refers to something divine or precious), although not everyone agrees. In fact, the Quetzal bird at the time was not called that. The various meanings referring to his name in other Mesoamerican languages are quite similar. The Mayans called it Kukulkán
Description of the pen
Measures: length : 148 mm - diameter: 16 mm Nib : in gold 18kt-
on the barrel is represented the serpent god Quetzalcóatl
The clip represents the Aztec sword (Macuahuitl)
Masterpiece handmade in Italy by goldsmiths artisan
Limited Edition 50 Fountain pen and 50 roller ball
Charging system for Roller ball Schmidt
Charging system for Fountain pen converter or cartridges
In three different version: 1) Sterling Silver Old Style
2) Sterling Silver and Enamels Turquoise blue
3) Bronze (avoid oxidation of bronze)
Warranty: 24 months
Nib Size: Medium (M)
Materials: Resin and sterling silver 925 and brass
Nib Material: gold 18 kt
LIMITED EDITION: 50 PCS Fountain pen an 50 Roller ball and only 6 pcs in gold 18 kt
System charging:FP Converter – RB refill Schmidt
manufacturing: hand made in Italy
pen designed and designed by Riccardo Urso young generation designer, the clip represents the piston of a cylinder of engines and is also supplied in the packaging.
the research and the peculiarity of this pen is the suspension system like those of motorcycles and cars, simulating the movement itself.
the toothed ring can be adjusted and this makes the suspension more or less rigid.
For collectors and motor lovers