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Scorpion Man (Epic of Gilgamesh)


Here is a hand drawn scorpion man from Gilgamesh

Francis, Sir Bacon. “The things I have Read.” Web. 21 July 2017 

And a small excerpt leading up to the beginning of this half of the story..

“When they saw him so undismayed the Man-Scorpion called to his mate, ‘This one who comes to us now is flash of the gods.’ The mate of the Man-Scorpion answered, ‘Two thirds is god but one third is man.” (p.16)

“The Search for Everlasting life.” Web. 21 July 2017.