A Nubian warrior with lance and shield ....A Nubian warrior with lance and shield ....
An imaginary painting of Queen Cleopatra...An imaginary painting of Queen Cleopatra ....
The outer coffin of a mummy / late perio...The outer coffin of a mummy / late period ....
Statue of an Offering Bearer,
ca. 198...Statue of an Offering Bearer,
ca. 1985 B.C.E.; Dynasty 12, early reign of Amenemhat I; Middle Kingdom
Egyptian; Western Thebes
Gessoed and painted wood; H. 44 1/8 in. (112.1 cm)
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920 (20.3.7)
This tall, slender woman, like the model of a riverboa...
Egyptian Wall Paintings From The New Kin...Egyptian Wall Paintings From The New Kingdom
The Paintings exhibited in this gallery are facsimiles of ancient Egyptian wall decoration. They are accurate copies of original scenes, exact in line and color and, with a few exceptions, at a scale of 1:1. The facsimiles were produced by the Graphic ...
The Leader Horemheb on the wan chariot
...The Leader Horemheb on the wan chariot
The Tragedy of the Great House
The stone sarcophagus of Tamyt, the cat ...The stone sarcophagus of Tamyt, the cat of Prince Djehutymose (c. 1350 BC)
Cairo Egyptian Museum......
The Narmer Palette:
The victorious ki...The Narmer Palette:
The victorious king of the south
A few palettes from the predynastic period have been found, some like the Bull Palette similar in content and style to the Narmer Palette which was found at Hierakonpolis and dates to about 3200 BCE. It was carved from a single piece of soft...
An imaginary portrait of Queen Mutnedjme...An imaginary portrait of Queen Mutnedjmed ....
Cats domesticate the ancient Egyptians
...Cats domesticate the ancient Egyptians
Although no one can pinpoint the time exactly, we know that the cat was domesticated in Egypt, probably around 2000 B.C., and that most modern cats are descendants of the cats of ancient Egypt. One reason it is difficult to say precisely when domestication o...
Inner and outer face of a coffin / late ...Inner and outer face of a coffin / late period / Metropolitan Museum ....
The outer coffin of a mummy
Late peri...The outer coffin of a mummy
Late period / Metropolitan Museum ....
Outer Coffin of Henettawy, ca. 1040–991 ...Outer Coffin of Henettawy, ca. 1040–991 B.C.E.;
Dynasty 21; Third Intermediate period
Plastered and painted wood; L. 79 7/8 in. (203 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1925 (25.3.182)
At the beginning of the Third Intermediate period, ruling power was divided between a dynasty based in the d...
Mummy of a Woman Holding a Goblet and Bo...Mummy of a Woman Holding a Goblet and Bouquet
Ca. A.D. 270-280
Nubia appears to have supported only a s...Nubia appears to have supported only a small populaton compared to that of Egypt. The ancient Nubians shared a broadly common ethnic background with the Egyptians, but their physical characteristics showed variations of skin colour, physiognomy and skeletal proportion. The distinctive features and t...
The Temple of Dendur, Roman period, ca. ...The Temple of Dendur, Roman period, ca. 15 B.C.
Egyptian; Dendur, Nubia
Sandstone; L. from gate to rear of temple 82 ft. (24 m 60 cm)
The Temple of Dendur, a Nubian Temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, the gods Harpocrates and Osiris, as well as two deified sons of a local Nubian chieftain...
Toilet Dish in the Shape of a Tilapia in...Toilet Dish in the Shape of a Tilapia inscribed with the name of King Thutmose III 1479-1425 BCE glazed steatite...
Painted Wooden Mummy Boards
UK - Lond...Painted Wooden Mummy Boards
UK - London - Bloomsbury - British Museum:
On the left:
Painted wooden mummy-board of an unnamed man
Mid-late 21st Dynasty; about 1900-945 BC
From the Bab el-Gasus, no. 29
Below the floral collar is a large image of the sun god as a child squatting upon a ...
Processional Way of Sphinxes
Paris - ...Processional Way of Sphinxes
Paris - Mus?e du Louvre:
Several hundred sphinxes similar to these six once lined the processional way to the Serapis Temple (the Serapeum in Saqqara)--a major pilgrimage site in late antiquity, of which all that remains today is underground structures.
Egyptian Wall Painting From The New King...Egyptian Wall Painting From The New Kingdom...
The collection of ancient Egyptian art a...The collection of ancient Egyptian art at the Metropolitan Museum ranks among the finest outside Cairo. It consists of approximately 36,000 objects of artistic, historical, and cultural importance, dating from the Paleolithic to the Roman period (ca. 300,000 B.C.?4th century A.D.). More than half of...
Model painting in ancient Egypt...Model painting in ancient Egypt...
This wooden anthropoid coffin consists o...This wooden anthropoid coffin consists of a separate bottom and lid. It is plastered and painted on the outside, but the inside was left undecorated. It is made of irregular pieces of native Egyptian wood, and gaps between planks are filled in with mud. The underside of the base is decorated with a ...
THE FINEST SCULPTURE OF ALL TIMES
The...THE FINEST SCULPTURE OF ALL TIMES
The Diorite Statue of Khafre
There is nothing finer in the history of ancient Egypt sculpture than the diorite statue of Khafre in the Cairo Museum.
As ancient to Praxiteles as Praxiteles to us, it nevertheless comes down across fifty centuries almost unhur...