a) The Death of Socrates” (1787) by Jacques-Louis David references The Henu Barque
b) If this uses the Henu Barque configuration from the Egyptian Book of the Dead in the Papyrus of Ani, it seems to borrow from what other people were doing around the century.
|Henu Barque from Papyrus of Ani
(source:The British Museum)
c) But in this case, the rudders become the three groups of heads of the people on the far right. Then again a group of heads on the left of the snippet of the image almost merge into one mass
d) The oryx horns becomes the arches.
e) The pillow like piles of white sand become the bare skin of the upper body of the man with the raised hand n in the center.
f) The lower kestrel head becomes the place where the goblet is being held out for the man in the centre and the head itself becomes his hand
g) Meanwhile the oryx head with the lint-fish approximately become the head leading to the base of the neck of the man holding the goblet
f) The kestrel head on top of the central pillars becomes perhaps it's a diffuser on a tall stand.