Djed Head

Colored pencil, and pen and ink on 11x14in. bristol board,
Titled "Djed Head" in a play on the "Dead Heads".
Osiris portrayed as a personified Djed pillar also becomes "The Grateful Dead"


Line drawing...


My model is derived from the painting by Robert Hay (British Library Add MSS 29822, folio 117), as reproduced in "Wall-paintings from the tomb of Kynebu at Luxor", (TT 113), by Tamas Bacs and Richard Parkinson, along with reference to the fragments of the actual tomb wall.