Egyptian Solar Barque-of-RA

Egyptian Solar Boat – According to Ancient Egyptian mythology the sun boat carry the solar god Ra across the heavens. The Sun Boat was a great ship, called the Barque of Ages or The Boat of a Million Years, which Ra and his companion gods sailed through the sky “Giving Light” and heat to the world and then through the dangerous journey of the night, sailing through the underworld (Duat). The companion gods of Ra helped defend the solar god against the evil serpent Apep, which represented the victory of right over wrong. 

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