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LXIX. HOW SUNSET.
To denote sunset, they represent A CROCODILE TENDING DOWNWARDS, for this animal is self productive [?] and inclining downwards.
This illustration is front the descent in Belzoni's tomb. The central group is connected with the sun, and the stags’ heads appear to be emblems of eternity, or renovation. See Pl. II. and also Book II. Chap. 21.
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