Ink pen and colored pencil on acid free paper, 17.8 x 25.3 cm (7 x 10 in.),
quite a bit changed from the original:
It's been quite a while since I was inspired by the Illustration Friday theme. But this week I was. The theme is ONOMATOPOEIA, a word that sounds like the thing it represents.|
Thanks to the efforts of Jeff Burzacott of "Hieroglyphica", I had just such a word in mind.
I found the reverse side of the sarcophagus for Prince Djehutymose's beloved cat Tamit in Jaromir Malek's _The Cat in Ancient Egypt_
The other side of the sarcophagus at the Cairo museum looks a little different.
I drew, looking at both the two versions...
© Joan Ann Lansberry, 2013