Resurrection (1455) by Dieric Bouts



Resurrection by Dieric Bouts (1455)
a) Adhering to a system of ideas somehow based on the Henu Barque that appeared to be running through Resurrection paintings a lot around the time?

b) The three rudders become the three women at the top of the winding road.
Adhering to a system of ideas somehow based on the Henu Barque that appeared to be running through Resurrection paintings a lot around the time?

c) The three rudders become the three women at the top of the winding road.

d) The oryx horns become the angel wings (whereas quite often it becomes the double tailed flag).

e) The oryx eye becomes a black clasp below the angel's neck. .

f) My original statement was that the fan becomes the tomb lid because I thought that it happened in other paintings, but I think the tomb lid comes from the arm position of the crouching man and so the crouching man's head becomes the head of the man on the left of the angel which has been turned the other direction from that which crouching man's head is facing.

g) With that, the far left head is the crouching man's face in reverse with the ear becoming the nose of the head by the angel.

h) The ox horn becomes the kink in the flowing cloak opening up into a space on the angel's wing

i) The beaded rope becomes the long object held by the man on the far left.

j) The man on far right also becomes a translation of elements from the left of this Henu Barque.

k) The ox horns and the beaded rope would perhaps become his collar and the slit down the front of his robe. The oryx horns becomes band cross his hat. The fan becomes his diagonally held ax.

l) Perhaps the part of the skirt covering the upper leg and waist of of the crouching man sleeping man's sleeve on his lower arm becomes, and the crouching man's stomach becomes the sleeping man's head


Henu Barque from Papyrus of Ani
black and white image of the Henu Barque from the Papyrus of Ani 
(source: The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, The British Museum Press)

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