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How to play Senet ? The board: The...
How to play Senet ? The board: The board consists of thirty squares in three rows of ten. The pieces will move in an S-shaped pattern from the upper left to the lower right passing through all rows. There are two 'good' squares to land on in this type of Senet and one 'bad' square. The good sq...
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Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt by...
Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt by Joyce Tyldesley There can be few who do not know the story of Cleopatra ? recorded by classical scholars, re-told by Shakespeare and interpreted by film makers. But what do we really know about Cleopatra, the last Queen in a dynasty of M...
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Ancient Egyptian coffin lid / the Britis...
Ancient Egyptian coffin lid / the British Museum, London....
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Funerary cone of Merymose British M...
Funerary cone of Merymose British Museum EA 9649 Late 18th dynasty, about 1350 BC From Thebes Merymose held the post of viceroy in the reign of Amenhotep III...
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Hatshepsut the Woman Who Was King (1479...
Hatshepsut the Woman Who Was King (1479 - 1457 BC) Queen Hatshepsut was the first great woman in recorded history: the forerunner of such figures as Cleopatra, Catherine the Great and Elizabeth I. Her rise to power went against all the conventions of her time. She was the first wife and Queen...
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The King and the god Amun. This sculp...
The King and the god Amun. This sculpture demonstrates the king's allegiance to the Theban god Amun. The throne sides are decorated with the hieroglyphs for the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt. Stylistically this sculpture owes a profound debt to the Amarna Peiod and me be a product of the...
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Ancient Egyptian fragments of statues of...
Ancient Egyptian fragments of statues of Pharaoh Chefren. (Khafre). Dynasty 4. 2520-2494 BC. From the Valley Temple of Chefren at Giza. Egyptian Museum of the University of, Leipzig....
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The actor Yul Bryner as ramsess 2nd as a...
The actor Yul Bryner as ramsess 2nd as a crown prince in the famous movie ( The Ten Commandments )...
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Bastet " Devouring Lady" (from bas, to...
Bastet " Devouring Lady" (from bas, to devour, with feminine ending) Bast is first and foremost a protectress; specifically of the royal house and the Two Lands. Later she got the life-preserving goddess of joy and protector of women. However, Bast's original role did not include the "cat as se...
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A statue of Ramsess 2nd representing him...
A statue of Ramsess 2nd representing him as a child with the pillar of Djed in his right hand ....
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A marble statue from the Ptolomaic era ,...
A marble statue from the Ptolomaic era ,notice the influence of the Helenistic art in form and anatomy ....
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The Djed pillar Egypt recognized fo...
The Djed pillar Egypt recognized four great pillars in their cosmos from the beginning. They symbolized these four pillars with the Djed pillar of Osiris utilizing four discs around one axis to represent the primordial Oneness of all creation. Comprehension of the four part pillar opened the do...
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Golden mask of king Psusennes, discov...
Golden mask of king Psusennes, discovered by the French archaeologist Pierre Montet in Tanis, now in the Museum of Cairo Photographed in 2004, when camera's were still welcome in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Nowadays photography in this superb museum is made impossible....
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Sobek Other Names: Sebek Patron of: ...
Sobek Other Names: Sebek Patron of: the strength of the pharaoh Appearance: a crocodile-headed man with a feathered crown, rarely as a full crocodile (which was also used as the representation of Apep). Description: The son of Neith, Sobek was a sort of bodyguard to various gods, especiall...
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A golden statue of Amun-ra Amun and R...
A golden statue of Amun-ra Amun and Ra were eventually combined into the chief god Amun-Ra....
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Seated Statue of the Stewart Sehetepibre...
Seated Statue of the Stewart Sehetepibreankh Egyptian, Dynasty 12, most probably reign of Amenemhat II (ca. 1919-1885 BC From the Lisht South...
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Plaster painting / British Museum ....
Plaster painting / British Museum ....
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The King and the god Amun. This sculp...
The King and the god Amun. This sculpture demonstrates the king's allegiance to the Theban god Amun. The throne sides are decorated with the hieroglyphs for the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt. Stylistically this sculpture owes a profound debt to the Amarna Peiod and me be a product of the...
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Ramses II: The Greatest Pharaoh In Egypt...
Ramses II: The Greatest Pharaoh In Egyptian History King Ramses II was the third pharaoh in the nineteenth dynasty. He ruled from 1304- 1237 BC and was the son of Seti I and his grandfather was Ramses I. Ramses is regarded as the greatest Pharaoh in Egyptian history. (Kjeilen II 1) Rams...
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Hatshepsut kneeling statue Notice the...
Hatshepsut kneeling statue Notice the intensive work of restoration made to represent the original apprarance of the statue ....
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Ancient Egyptian fragments of statues of...
Ancient Egyptian fragments of statues of Pharaoh Chefren. (Khafre). Dynasty 4. 2520-2494 BC. From the Valley Temple of Chefren at Giza. Egyptian Museum of the University of, Leipzig. ...
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Ancient Egyptian artefacts representing ...
Ancient Egyptian artefacts representing fishes. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden Leiden ...
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A wonderful ensemble of shabti (uschebti...
A wonderful ensemble of shabti (uschebti or oesjabti or ushabti or Totenstatuetten) in the Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig....
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Sitting statue of Memi / 5 th dynasty / ...
Sitting statue of Memi / 5 th dynasty / old kingdom /2504 - 2347 BC...
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Another view of the statue of Lai-Ib and...
Another view of the statue of Lai-Ib and his wife old kingdom / 5th dynasty / Leipzig museum...
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