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OPERA AIDA Ismail Pasha, Khedive of...
OPERA AIDA Ismail Pasha, Khedive of Egypt, commissioned Verdi to write the opera for performance in January 1871, paying him 150,000 francs, but the premiere was delayed because of the Franco-Prussian War. Contrary to popular belief, the opera was not written to celebrate the opening of the Sue...
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funerary guardian for the mastaba tomb o...
funerary guardian for the mastaba tomb of Imhotep View ggnyc's mapTaken in a place with no name (See more photos or videos here)Reign of King Senwosret I (ca. 1961-1917 B.C.), or after Painted wood From the tomb of Imhotep, east of the pyramid of King Senwosret...
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BASKETRY IN ANCIENT EGYPT . In anci...
BASKETRY IN ANCIENT EGYPT . In ancient Egypt, baskets were made in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. There were oval and circular body forms that were particularly common, some having lids made to match, and sometimes even carrying loops to ease handling. Other than their essential functional...
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Weaving Textiles in Ancient Egypt ...
Weaving Textiles in Ancient Egypt Because of the dry conditions of the tombs, thousands of pieces of ancient textiles have survived in Egypt. Information about the processes and methods of making textiles in Pharaonic Egypt can be obtained both from the samples of cloth that have been ...
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The baboon in the egyptian mythology . ...
The baboon in the egyptian mythology . Baboon y`n - The dog-headed baboon was one of the manifestations of both Thoth, god of writing, and Khonsu, the youthful moon god. Both deities were related to the moon. Hapy, the son of Horus who guarded the canopic jars that held the lungs, had the head of...
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Gender roles In theory the roles of men...
Gender roles In theory the roles of men and women were different but largely equal [1]. The reality was somewhat different. Women bore and raised children and were responsible for the familiar, domestic relationships, while men related to society at large. At least during the first dynasties women ...
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Seated scribe Vth Dynasty, Height 49 c...
Seated scribe Vth Dynasty, Height 49 cm., from Saqqara. Cairo museum ....
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Thutmosis III Statue of pharaoh Thu...
Thutmosis III Statue of pharaoh Thutmosis III, Cairo Museum ....
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The Columns of Ancient Egypt When w...
The Columns of Ancient Egypt When we think of Egyptian temples, one of the principle architectural elements that comes to mind is the column. In fact, it is difficult to imagine a temple such as Karnak without thinking of its columned halls, and what many visitors will take away with them is vi...
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Egyptian 4th dynasty. Painted limestone,...
Egyptian 4th dynasty. Painted limestone, "Lady of Ninofretmin," 2550 BC....
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A block statue of Sennefer the scribe G...
A block statue of Sennefer the scribe Granodiorite stone ...
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Sen_nefer Seated block statue of Sen_...
Sen_nefer Seated block statue of Sen_nefer which considered as the most finest example of this type /New kingdom . ...
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CAT ON PAPYRUS Glazed terracotta H: ...
CAT ON PAPYRUS Glazed terracotta H: 20.35 cm Provenance: no indication Probably Ptolemaic (possibly Saite, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.) 304-30 B.C. ...
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Bust of King AMENEMHAT 3 Copper alloy ...
Bust of King AMENEMHAT 3 Copper alloy H: 46.5 cm Allegedly from Hawara, Faiyum Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty ...
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SEN_USRET A high official ...
SEN_USRET A high official Copper alloy H: 24.2 cm Allegedly from Hawara, Faiyum Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty, Reign of Amenemhat III (1843-1798 B.C.) high official ...
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EGYPT Amber amulet L: 4.11 cm. H: 3.34...
EGYPT Amber amulet L: 4.11 cm. H: 3.34 cm Provenance: no indication Middle or New Kingdom 1800-1450 B.C....
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Part of a statue of the royal scribe Men...
Part of a statue of the royal scribe Meniou. New Kingdom (E11519)...
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Predynastic bone figure with lapis-lazul...
Predynastic bone figure with lapis-lazuli inlaid eyes. Naqada 1....
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EGYPTIAN STATUES Egypt is synonymous ...
EGYPTIAN STATUES Egypt is synonymous to mysticism. Mysticism in its culture, the rich history, art, traditions? Egyptians were quite religious and worshipped their Pharaohs and Queens. They were firm believers in life after death and assumed that the spirits of these powerful people must be kept ...
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This beautiful carved head was found at ...
This beautiful carved head was found at Amarna, still nearly perfect. It was carved to represent one of the princesses and remains one of my favourite amarna pieces. Brown Quartzite, Agyptisches Museum, Berlin ...
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A map of old Egypt ....
A map of old Egypt ....
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Facts about The Great Pyramid The tem...
Facts about The Great Pyramid The temperature inside The Great Pyramid is at a constant 68 degrees Fahrenheit, which is exactly the same at the earths internal temperature. The side of the pyramids used to be covered in mantle slabs, 144,000 in all, and would have been visible from the mountai...
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Imeneminet and His Wife, Tahka 1340 B...
Imeneminet and His Wife, Tahka 1340 B.C. Painted limestone. On display with the Egyptian Antiquities Collection, Louvre Museum in Paris. ...
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Magicians In Egyptian myth, magic (...
Magicians In Egyptian myth, magic (heka) was one of the forces used by the creator to make the world. Through heka, symbolic actions could have practical effects. All deities and people were thought to possess this force in some degree, but there were rules about why and how it could be used. ...
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The white crown There are ten basic...
The white crown There are ten basic types of royal headdresses. The oldest of these, and perhaps the most prominent are the White Crown and the Red Crown, attested from the Predynastic Period onward. They were generally associated with the kingship of the Two Lands, and as such, have been used ...
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