In the beginning there was nothing (Nun). A mound of earth rose from Nun and upon it Atum created himself. He spat Shu (air) and Tefnut (moisture) from his mouth. Atum’s two offspring became separated from him and lost in the dark nothingness, so Atum sent his “Eye” to look for them (a precursor to […]

When Zeus decided to end the Bronze Age with the great deluge, Prometheus had foreseen the flood and warned his son Deucalion(descendant of Prometheus) and his wife, Pyrrha(descendant of Epimetheus) to build and ark. During the flood they landed on Mount Parnassus, sacred to Apollo and the muses. When the flood subsided and they were on solid ground again Deucalion consulted an oracle of Themis about […]

By Paolo Farinati – art.com, Public Domain /ɛpɪˈmiːθiəs/; Greek: Ἐπιμηθεύς, meaning “hindsight” or “afterthought” was the brother of Prometheus, he is depicted as foolish compared to his brother who is characterized as ingenious and clever. The myth of Prometheus and Epimetheus tells the story of the creation of mankind, the twin Titans were tasked with […]

Eitr can be found on the Weyland Industries table of elements, its a mythical substance in Norse mythology. Believed to be the origin of all living things: the first giant Ymir was conceived from eitr. The substance is supposed to be very poisonous and is also produced by Jörmungandr (the Midgard serpent) and other serpents. Which makes a lot of […]

Massam Corrumpit Hard outer casing surrounding a somewhat fleshy substance which seems to be sufficient in satiating appetite. When extracted correctly the remaining shell creates a useful vessel. This concept art was by Matt Hatton I have identified this to be a bumpy gourd. It’s interesting that David mentions it’s sufficient to satiate an appetite, […]