A royal Princess from the Empire era ....A royal Princess from the Empire era ....
From the Tutankhamun treasures, Cairo me...From the Tutankhamun treasures, Cairo meseum ....
The Temple of Luxor
Many festiv...The Temple of Luxor
Many festivals were celebrated in Thebes. The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important one, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Ramesses II, it appears that the temple's purpose was for a suitable setting for the rituals of the festival. ...
Luxor's west bank was th...Coptic trove
Luxor's west bank was the site of a significant find, reports Nevine El-Aref.
In Al-Gurna where several excavation missions are probing for more Ancient Egyptian treasures under the sand, a team from the Polish Centre for Mediterranean Archaeology has stumbled on a major Coptic tr...
The afterlife was seen as a continuation...The afterlife was seen as a continuation of earthly life. Objects were placed in the tomb to ensure a continued existence the same as that on earth. The tomb was also equipped with magic and religious items like amulets and statues. The Egyptians believed that the body had to be preserved and placed...
Traditional Enemies of the Ancient Egypt...Traditional Enemies of the Ancient Egyptians
Traditional enemies of the Ancient Egyptians were both the Hyksos and later the Hittites but who were these peoples, and were they successful in their quest to invade Egypt? Were they just warlike peoples and did they contribute anything to the anc...
A lady of magic or the magi...NEFERTITI
A lady of magic or the magic of a lady ....
The famous Colossi of Memnon
It is in...The famous Colossi of Memnon
It is in fact two grand statues of Pharaoh AmenHotep III which stood in front of his temple on the westbank. Unlike most other temples this temple was built on agriculture land and not in the desert area further west. Due to this fact the temple was flooded every year...
Head from a Female Sphinx
Middle King...Head from a Female Sphinx
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amunemhat II, circa 1876?1842 B.C.
Found in Italy, said to have been in the ruins of Emperor Hadrian's villa at Tivoli, outside Rome; originally from Egypt, probably Heliopolis.
Chlorite, 15 5/16 x 13 1/8 x 13 15/16 in. (38.9 x 33...
Shawabti box and shawabtis,
New Kingd...Shawabti box and shawabtis,
New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279?1213 B.C.
Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes
Painted wood; limestone and ink; H. of box 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm)
Funds from various donors, 1886 (86.1.14,.18,.21)
Gift of J. Lionberger Davis,...
A ritual scene from medinet habu temple ...A ritual scene from medinet habu temple of King Ramses the 3rd harvesting a field of grain ....
Mysterious Statue Stymies Small Town?s O...Mysterious Statue Stymies Small Town?s Officials
A likeness of the Egyptian god Horus stands sentinel in a remote location on the slopes of Marin County?s Mount Tamalpais (Staff photo P. Pasquini).
Mystery surrounds an Egyptian statue nestled amid a garden of Scotch broom on the lower slopes...
Seated scribe, Vth Dynasty,
Height 49 c...Seated scribe, Vth Dynasty,
Height 49 cm., from Saqqara.
Cairo Museum ....
An imaginary portrait of King Pepi 1st...An imaginary portrait of King Pepi 1st...
Egyptian Wall Painting
From The New Kin...Egyptian Wall Painting
From The New Kingdom...
The Pyramids of Giza
The pyramids...The Pyramids of Giza
The pyramids of Giza are perhaps the only true rival to the Great Sphinx when one thinks of ancient Egypt and its architecture. The Valley of Giza-- with its wonderful monuments-- is truly a marvel of architectural prowess. The three largest pyramids located in the valley...
Private Life In New Kingdom Egypt
...Private Life In New Kingdom Egypt
Private Life In New Kingdom Egypt is a fascinating insight into the lives of non-royal Egyptians of the 19th and 20th dynasties. Based primarily on the materials from Deir el Medina due to the fact that the majority of materials we have relating to private li...
Isis beside her man Osiris .
Isis is ...Isis beside her man Osiris .
Isis is a goddess in Ancient Egyptian mythology and is celebrated as the ideal mother and wife, patron of nature and magic; friend of slaves, sinners, artisans, the downtrodden, as well as listening to the prayers of the wealthy, the maiden, the aristocrat and emperor...
Funerary stela of Amenemhet,
11th Dyn...Funerary stela of Amenemhet,
11th Dynasty, 2134-1991 BC, Cairo museum ....
Statue of Ranefer
with wig, painted l...Statue of Ranefer
with wig, painted limestone,
Height 178 cm, Saqquara, from his mastaba, Vth Dynasty, 2450 BC...
King Ramses II
Prosperity during his ...King Ramses II
Prosperity during his reign
One measure of Egypt's prosperity is the amount of temple building the kings could afford to carry out, and on that basis the reign of Ramses II is the most notable in Egyptian history, even making allowance for its great length. It was that, combined...
Aura Lily breath...Immersive Archeology
Aura Lily breathes life into into the architecture and culture of Ancient Egypt...
Bersheh procession of offerings carriers...Bersheh procession of offerings carriers
From Deir el-Bersheh, tomb 10 A (Djehuty-nakht); Dynasty 11, 2134-1991 B.C.; painted wood; H. 45.5 cm; W. 10 cm; L. 68.5 cm. Museum Expedition 21.326...