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sun disk

n.
An ancient Middle Eastern symbol consisting of a disk set between outspread wings, representing the sun god.

sun′ disk`


n.
a figure representing the disk of the sun, esp. a disk with wings used as an ancient Egyptian religious symbol.
[1875–80]
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Ashmawy also told state-owned media outlet, Ahram Online, that the cartouches are surmounted with double feathers with a sun disk in between, and beneath them there is a decorative gold sign.
"The logo depicts the colors of the national flags of the two countries, but we also find in it a very common symbolism - the sun disk depicted on the Japanese flag and the traditional Bulgarian folklore element -" Katenitsa ", Georgiev said.
The quiet, slow harmonies are a consequence of the dark background and the brighter, higher pitched sounds towards the middle of the piece are created by the sonification of the bright sun disk.
The two pieces are made of sandstone and belong to King Ptolemy XII; one of them is dome-shaped and topped with a sun disk bearing the image of Ptolemy XII and his wife Cleopatra V with their daughters.
The year's first solar eclipse will start at 11:18am and will last until 11:59am when 13 percent of the sun disk will be obstructed, before the moon begins to move away from the disk of the sun until the eclipse ends at 12:39 afternoon, CMC Rapporteur Emad Mjahed told Petra.
He is shown as a seated hawk-headed man crowned with a sun disk. The Uraeus, a divine serpent, protectively encircles the disk.
However it is just possible to see the Venus without optical magnification like a tiny black dot over the Sun disk as it crosses the Sun (but using solar filter protection).
Akhenaten, who reigned about 1,350 BC, is renowned for abandoning the traditional gods and introducing worship centred on the sun disk Aten, and for establishing a new capital at Amarnah, 250 km south of present-day Cairo.
Akhenaten, who reigned about 1,350 B.C., is renowned for abandoning the traditional gods and introducing worship centred on the sun disk Aten, and for establishing a new capital at Amarnah, 250 km south of present-day Cairo.
The moon covered 20per cent of the Sun disk,o he added.
to reach its peak at 9: 20 a.m., covering 21 percent of the sun disk before it disappeared at 10:53 a.m.
3) from the Bible, and the famous Sun Disk inscription of Nebobaladan, King of Babylon (BBS 36; see now C.