Met.: Ra and Apep Picture

'Nother pic from the Met.
This was a papyrus scroll that had a pic of this scene in Egyptian Mythology.
The story to this is that the sun god Ra had an enemy named Apep who always tried to kill him. And if Ra was killed, the whole world would end. So to solve the problem, every night, Ra would transform himself into a cat and cut off Apep's head as you see happening in the pic.
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