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Name SMALL STELA WITH EARS Category ARC...
Name SMALL STELA WITH EARS Category ARCHITECTURAL Date New Kingdom , 19th Dynasty Material Painted Limestone This stela with ears belongs to a category of votive objects which were dedicated by private persons to a particular divinity, in this case to " He-who-listens-to-prayers ". Thi...
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FAMILY LIFE Fundamentally, ancient Eg...
FAMILY LIFE Fundamentally, ancient Egyptians are not unlike people today. Men and women fell in love, united, created families that became the center of their lives, worried about their children, worked, struggled, sought security and had moral concerns from which some deviated to became criminal...
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Dog from the Ptolemaic or Roman era, aft...
Dog from the Ptolemaic or Roman era, after the 4th C. BC...
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QUEEN NEFERTARI We are not sure of th...
QUEEN NEFERTARI We are not sure of the parentage of Ramesses II's first principal wife (Chief King's Wife), Nefertari, though she had to have probably been of royal blood (though almost certainly not of the immediate royal family). It has been suggested that she may have been a daughter or at lea...
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The Djed and the Crown of Osiris ...
The Djed and the Crown of Osiris The ancient Egyptian god Osiris was not only associated with the eye (inner eye) as his name Aus-ir implies, but in his depictions as the Djed Column, he was also associated with the human spinal column associated with the internal processes of the enlightenme...
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Mathematics in Ancient Egypt Yet, looki...
Mathematics in Ancient Egypt Yet, looking at the Egyptians' stunning monuments, as well as a civilisation that spanned three millennia, one might expect to find a similar element of grandeur in their sciences -- especially in mathematics and astronomy. How did they configure the manpower and materi...
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Mask of Queen Malakaye Nubian Napatan ...
Mask of Queen Malakaye Nubian Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664-653 BC Sudan, Nubia, (Nuri) Gilt silver Gilded silver mask of Queen Malakaye who wears a striated wig and broadcollar. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ...
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The Inspector of Scribes Raherka and his...
The Inspector of Scribes Raherka and his wife Merseankh, ca 2350 BC...
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Th Egyptian Concept of Beauty A bea...
Th Egyptian Concept of Beauty A beautiful and richly dressed woman from the tomb of Menna on the West Bank of modern LuxorBeauty is in the eye of the beholder, and this is never more true than seen over time and between different cultures. Over time, our concept of beauty seems to fluctuate, pa...
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Egyptian wall painting in a tomb near an...
Egyptian wall painting in a tomb near ancient Beni Hassan, middle Egypt. It depicts the arrival of a tribe of Semitic Nomads in Egypt about the year 1895 B.C....
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Model Depicting the Counting of Livestoc...
Model Depicting the Counting of Livestock Painted Wood, Height 55 CM, W 72 CM, Length 173 CM Tomb of Meketre, Eleventh Dynasty (2134-1991 BC) Vivid glimpse of one of the activities associated with agricultural life in Egypt. Master of the house is supervising the counting and inspection of h...
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NUBIAN SOLDIERS The tomb of Mesehti i...
NUBIAN SOLDIERS The tomb of Mesehti in Asyut, from the Middle Kingdom, had two detailed models of soldiers. Mesehti was the provincial governor in the 11th Dynasty Asyut and these models have provided much of the details about Egyptian soldiers. This is a painted wooden model of Nubian archers...
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Thutmose III The Warrior Pharoah ...
Thutmose III The Warrior Pharoah Hatshepsuts sucessful reign was followed by that of the great warrior pharaoh, Thutmose III. It is a tribute to Hatshepsuts ability, that she had been able to keep this able young soldier under her thumb even after he came of age. The new kings frus...
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DIFFERENT CONCEPT OF BEAUTY Foreign l...
DIFFERENT CONCEPT OF BEAUTY Foreign lands were considered by the ancient Egyptians to be a part of chaos, the opposite of ma'at, and foreigners are very often depicted in a form very different than the ancient Egyptians themselves, and in a very different artistic style. Frequently, they may even...
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This is the handle of an ancient Egyptia...
This is the handle of an ancient Egyptian facial make-up powder box. Wealthy Egyptian women held it before them to apply make-up to their faces with a brush operated with their other hand....
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AN IMAGINARY PAINTING OF THE GODDESS BAS...
AN IMAGINARY PAINTING OF THE GODDESS BASTET (the cat)...
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Dagger of Queen Ahhotep ...
Dagger of Queen Ahhotep This dagger, which belonged to Queen Ahhotep, is in three parts: the blade, the hilt, and the fastening. Made of bronze, the blade is slightly thicker in the center. It still bears traces of its original gold-leaf lining. The grip is formed of two th...
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Ancient Egyptian scribes l Egyptian sc...
Ancient Egyptian scribes l Egyptian scribe with papyrus scroll The Ancient Egyptian scribe (MdC transliteration zXA.w) [1] was a person educated in the arts of writing (using both hieroglyphics and hieratic scripts, and from the second half of the first millennium BCE also the demotic script) and...
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The Majordomo Keki (6th Dynasty) 2350-22...
The Majordomo Keki (6th Dynasty) 2350-2200 BC...
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Coffin of an Antef king, possibly Sekhem...
Coffin of an Antef king, possibly Sekhemre Oupmaat (17th Dynasty) ca 1600 BC...
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Sarcophagus of King Ramses III (20th Dyn...
Sarcophagus of King Ramses III (20th Dynasty) 1184-1153 BC...
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Painted wood statue of Ramses IV (20th D...
Painted wood statue of Ramses IV (20th Dynasty) 1153-1147 BC...
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Ancient Egypt Medicine Digshotep, the...
Ancient Egypt Medicine Digshotep, the patriarch of a Late 17th dynasty Middle Kingdom, upper middle class, Egyptian family rests under a palm on his new country estate. His lot in life has improved tremendously since he planted those first ?new fangled? grape vines in his back garden. In just a f...
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Qadesh Qadesh (Qedesh, Kadesh, Qetesh...
Qadesh Qadesh (Qedesh, Kadesh, Qetesh, Qudshu) originally a Semitic deity whose worship was imported into Egypt during the New Kingdom. She was a goddess of nature, beauty and sexual pleasure. Originally her husband was the god Reshep, a Syrian deity whose worship was introduced to Egypt during t...
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An imaginary painting showing queen Hatc...
An imaginary painting showing queen Hatchipsut ....
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