Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Thoth as a dog-faced baboon, 'Mighty in his Wonderworking Formulae'

A fine statue of Thoth, British Museum
'Most forbidden and powerful of all is a scroll called the Book of Thoth, a work of frightening thaumaturgy said to have been composed by the Lord of Divine Words himself, the god symbolised by an ibis, or by a cynocephalus baboon, ‘Mighty in his Wonderworking Formulae’.'