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Did Ridley Scott’s “Exodus” movie give the Sphinx a white/European makeover?

The backlash against Ridley Scott’s Exodus is gathering momentum. After Noah’s mixed reception earlier this year, more and more people are sick of seeing movies with “whitewashed” casts: White actors representing historical figures who almost certainly were not white.

The latest accusation of Exodus whitewashing relates to someone who technically isn’t even a character: the Sphinx.

The likeliest explanation is that the sculpture in this picture is not the Sphinx, but is in fact a statue of Ramses. This means that it would have been based on actor Joel Edgerton’s face. 

Unfortunately, this just makes the whitewashed casting even more blatant, because real statues of Ramses II simply do not look like that. So while Exodus may not have made a “white version” of the Sphinx, Egyptian culture is still being erased and rewritten to fit in with the film’s predominantly white cast of actors.

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musicalnikki1313:

flyingcuttlefish:

spookydoki:

flyingcuttlefish:

spookydoki:

flyingcuttlefish:

annaballsack:

castiel-is-a-bluebird:

I can’t stop staring at this fucking thing
I’m horrified and yet it’s so intriguing

what the fuck

They’re actually completely harmless.  I’ve seen people pick them up and put their clawed side down to their faces.  They don’t even pinch hard enough to hurt you!  The flappy part under there are their gills, the flappy part is how they swim, upside down and with claws doing the back stroke.  But on land they’re pretty much wiggling bait for gulls.
tldr - Horseshoe crabs are one of the most pathetic species on this planet even if they look like a facehugger from the Alien franchise wearing a funny hat.

I love horseshoe crabs ;0; totally harmless neato ancient arthopods babs.

All they wanna do is scuttle along the sand and nibble things and occasionally give the boys the piggyback ride of love.  <3

yessss, and their eyes are on top of their bodies so in this gif the poor thing was so confused. He’s just like why cant i fucking swim where the fuck is the water.

I keep moving my things and nothing is happening where the hell am I in limbo?!  Fuck I’m gonna be eaten don’t just stand there help a Limulidae out here!

Fun facts about these cute little suckers:
1. Those long pointy spikes on their butts aren’t dangerous. If they are out on dry land to have sex and they get flipped over, they use that tail spike to flip themselves back over. This keeps gulls from eating them.
2. They have 10 separate eyes all over the surface of their shells which help them see everything around them at any given time.
3. They have blue blood. This blood is also extracted by scientists and is used to treat diabetes, stomach ulcers and almost every form of cancer.
These little arthropods of the sea are cute and harmless and help save lives. Good on you, horseshoe crab.

musicalnikki1313:

flyingcuttlefish:

spookydoki:

flyingcuttlefish:

spookydoki:

flyingcuttlefish:

annaballsack:

castiel-is-a-bluebird:

I can’t stop staring at this fucking thing

I’m horrified and yet it’s so intriguing

what the fuck

They’re actually completely harmless.  I’ve seen people pick them up and put their clawed side down to their faces.  They don’t even pinch hard enough to hurt you!  The flappy part under there are their gills, the flappy part is how they swim, upside down and with claws doing the back stroke.  But on land they’re pretty much wiggling bait for gulls.

tldr - Horseshoe crabs are one of the most pathetic species on this planet even if they look like a facehugger from the Alien franchise wearing a funny hat.

I love horseshoe crabs ;0; totally harmless neato ancient arthopods babs.

All they wanna do is scuttle along the sand and nibble things and occasionally give the boys the piggyback ride of love.  <3

yessss, and their eyes are on top of their bodies so in this gif the poor thing was so confused. He’s just like why cant i fucking swim where the fuck is the water.

I keep moving my things and nothing is happening where the hell am I in limbo?!  Fuck I’m gonna be eaten don’t just stand there help a Limulidae out here!

Fun facts about these cute little suckers:

1. Those long pointy spikes on their butts aren’t dangerous. If they are out on dry land to have sex and they get flipped over, they use that tail spike to flip themselves back over. This keeps gulls from eating them.

2. They have 10 separate eyes all over the surface of their shells which help them see everything around them at any given time.

3. They have blue blood. This blood is also extracted by scientists and is used to treat diabetes, stomach ulcers and almost every form of cancer.

These little arthropods of the sea are cute and harmless and help save lives. Good on you, horseshoe crab.