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A unique position of a resting worker , ...
A unique position of a resting worker , New kingdom Limestone ....
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Decoration of a surface, be it a coffin ...
Decoration of a surface, be it a coffin or the wall of a tomb, with the work of the outline-draughtsman. He was the real master craftsman. I say "craftsman" because there is no Ancient Egyptian word for artist. The man who did this had been trained since childhood, probably in a family tradition, in...
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Bes A guardian god. Bes was a forei...
Bes A guardian god. Bes was a foreign god, an import from the land of Nubia. He was jolly, fond of music, and dancing. He was a popular god who was adopted by the middle classes; he was considered a tutelary god of childbirth and, strangely enough, of cosmetics and female adornments. Bes chased...
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Isis Fortuna ,as worshiped in ancient Ro...
Isis Fortuna ,as worshiped in ancient Rome ....
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A mixed -style statue of Antonious Osiri...
A mixed -style statue of Antonious Osiris . Antinous as Osiris, Holding the Wands of Horus. Antinous the Bithynian was the young lover of the legendary Roman emperor Hadrian. He fell into the Nile and drowned and was made a beloved god throughout the Empire. The Egyptians identified him with Osir...
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A lying cat with a little one , Bronz...
A lying cat with a little one , Bronze Late period Louvre E 3...
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A small limestone model of an Egyptian p...
A small limestone model of an Egyptian potter making a bowl using a turntable with heavy wheelhead which was probably made of stone. It had a central socket pivoting on a hard stone point. Its weight and the low friction bearing would produce force and speed; another step towards the modern potters ...
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Fragmentary statue of a seated couple E...
Fragmentary statue of a seated couple Egyptian, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, 1390?1327 B.C. Painted limestone...
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Hands of care Conservators inspect a ...
Hands of care Conservators inspect a sarcophagus which contained the mummy of Nekhet-iset-aru before its installation at the National Museum in Singapore December 18, 2009. The relic is part of the exhibition "Quest For Immortality: The world of ancient Egypt", which will be on display at the Nat...
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Egyptian cat god's 2,200-year-old temple...
Egyptian cat god's 2,200-year-old temple unearthed in AlexandriaPtolemaic-era Digg it Associated Press in Cairo guardian.co.uk, A 2,200-year-old temple that may have been dedicated to the ancient Egyptian cat god Bastet has been unearthed in Alexandria, the Supreme Council of An...
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Cosmetic jar in the form of a fish Ne...
Cosmetic jar in the form of a fish New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479?1425 B.C. Red pottery...
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Bowl with lotuses New Kingdom,Dynasty...
Bowl with lotuses New Kingdom,Dynasty 18, joint reign of Hatshepsut & Thutmose III, 1479?1458 B.C. Findspot: Abydos, Egypt Faience...
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Relief of Akhenaten as a sphinx New K...
Relief of Akhenaten as a sphinx New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349?1336 B.C. Limestone...
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Gold-beater's form* Hellenistic Perio...
Gold-beater's form* Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305?30 B.C. Limestone...
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A picture of the sarcophagus of a priest...
A picture of the sarcophagus of a priestess of Amon-Ra, cerca. 1000 B.C.E. in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C....
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AMUN-RA Also known as AMUN-RE, AMEN-R...
AMUN-RA Also known as AMUN-RE, AMEN-RA, AMEN-RE, AMON-RA, AMON-RE, AMMON-RA, AMMON-RE AMUN-RA: Egyptian blue chip merger of AMUN and RA. These two deities joined forces in much the same way that multi-national corporations do today. AMUN, Inc and RA, Corp became the gargantuan AMUN-RA...
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Gold treasure, ancient tombs and mediaev...
Gold treasure, ancient tombs and mediaeval walls The new decade has set off to a good start with excavations yielding valuable finds in Saqqara and Islamic Cairo, Nevine El-Aref reports Hawass brushing the sand off a tomb at Saqqara; Islamic golden coins in a clay jar Abbasid gold c...
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Hunt for Bird Mummy in Conn. Comes up Em...
Hunt for Bird Mummy in Conn. Comes up Empty ! ! The Associated Press Researchers who examined an Egyptian mummy with the latest imaging technology found no evidence that a packet inside her was an offering to the gods of the ancient world. In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 photo, Quinn...
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Iranian team to study Persian army found...
Iranian team to study Persian army found in Egypt A group of Iranian archeologists is planning to go to Egypt to study the remains of a great Persian army in the Sahara desert. Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (ICHTO) Hamid Baqaei announced on Sunday that Eg...
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Southern-most royal Kushite statues foun...
Southern-most royal Kushite statues found in Sudan By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters Life!) Huge granite statues of a pharaoh and other kings have been found in Sudan, a discovery that has shocked archaeologists at how far south the expansive Kushite empire extended, the dig directors...
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Statue of Sheikh el-Balad Representing K...
Statue of Sheikh el-Balad Representing Ka-aper Culture: Pharaonic Technique: Sculpted - Assembled Materials: Sycamore Style: Old Kingdom Type: Statue Created: Saqqara Necropolis - 5th Dynasty Acquired: 1860 AD Location: Egyptian Museum ...
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Pair statue of Ptahkhenuwy and his wife ...
Pair statue of Ptahkhenuwy and his wife Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465?2323 B.C. Findspot: Giza, Egypt Painted limestone...
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Egyptian face Egyptian, Old Kingdom, ...
Egyptian face Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465?2323 B.C. Findspot: Giza, Egypt Painted limestone...
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Group statue of Penmeru Egyptian, Old...
Group statue of Penmeru Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465?2323 B.C. Findspot: Giza, Egypt Painted limestone...
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Anubis- striding , Coffin of Nebsen...
Anubis- striding , Coffin of Nebseny (Royal Cache TT 320, Deir el-Bahri) Egyptian Museum Cairo, CG 61016...
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