Description Scarab beetles have a long history of being seen as religious and spiritual symbols. The scarab beetle was a seen as a symbol of the ancient Egyptian creator God Atum. The scarab was also associated with the sun and its travels across the sky. Ancient Egyptians made scarab jewelry and protection amulets for their living and dead to wear.
Sherrie Larch, Northern California Member Since October 2014 Artist Statement The art of Atlantis-Seeker Art is inspired by ancient cultures and their art, architecture, symbolism, and religions (especially ancient Egyptian, Native American, and Tibetan/Chinese cultures). The photography is inspired by nature (Mount Shasta is a favorite model) and architecture (unique buildings and structures).