Did Modeliani get inspired by this fasci...Did Modeliani get inspired by this fascinating portrait of Faioum ?...
During the 1960s, this...Medhat Ibrahim
During the 1960s, this engineer and architect helped move the temples of Abu Simbel
By Lamia Hassan
F or many, the two temples of Abu Simbel are a testament to the power and passion of Ramses II, the pharaoh who ruled Ancient Egypt for most of the twelfth century BC. For ...
A baboon headed canobic jar ....A baboon headed canobic jar ....
CrOOk And Fail Of King Tut AnkhAmOun ..
...CrOOk And Fail Of King Tut AnkhAmOun ..
SymbOls Of KingShip .......
The Ancient Ankh, Symbol of Life
...The Ancient Ankh, Symbol of Life
The Ankh was, for the ancient Egyptians, the symbol (the actual Hieroglyphic sign) of life but it is an enduring icon that remains with us even today as a Christian cross. It is one of the most potent symbols represented in Egyptian art, often forming a part o...
In hieroglyphic writing kheper...Kheper
In hieroglyphic writing kheper represents not only the sacred scarab "but also all the metamorphoses or transformations of which it is the symbol, as wll as the idea of becoming, in general. The word kheper thus means "to become" in all possible verbal forms, while Khepri is the entity emb...
Ptolemaic Period (332-330 BC)--Greek rul...Ptolemaic Period (332-330 BC)--Greek rule in Egypt
The Egyptian goddess Hathor
Hand Made From
Lapis Lazuli , p.stone wz gold
Cow goddesses were worshipped in several parts of Egypt, but they were early identified with Hathor of Denderah. She was represented as either a cow with...
This is a masterpiece of jewel from the ...This is a masterpiece of jewel from the collection of Tutankhamun. It is a pectoral decorated in a complex way: the central part of the pectoral, which represents the name of the king, consists, in the middle, of a large lapis lazuli scarab. Below it is the hieroglyphic sign "neb", which resembles a...
the wadjet eye meant, on mythical level,...the wadjet eye meant, on mythical level, the eye of the creator watching the doings of humans, but on physical level it was the form of the Milky Way Galaxy's center as seen by Ancient Egyptians
The Wadjet (or Ujat, meaning "Whole One") is a powerful symbol of protection also known as ...
what's amulet ?
amulet is a charm wor...what's amulet ?
amulet is a charm worn by the living or placed on a mummy to ward off evil spirits or bring good luck...
the wadjet eye meant, on mythical level,...the wadjet eye meant, on mythical level, the eye of the creator watching the doings of humans..
but on physical level it was the form of the Milky Way Galaxy's center as seen by Ancient Egyptians...
A delicate gOlden female crOwn Reflectin...A delicate gOlden female crOwn Reflecting a super High taste ....
Technique: Metal Tech...Pharaonic Culture
Technique: Metal Techniques -- Soldered - Molding
Style: 3rd Intermediate Period
Created: 1044 BC - 994 BC
Location: Egyptian Museum
It was important to keep for the deceased the ability to use his hands and feet in the afterlife. From the time of the New Ki...
Coffin of the official Qenamun
Wood (...Coffin of the official Qenamun
Wood (cedrus libani)
New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, Amenhotep II - Thutmose III
Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna, TT93
Kynzvart Castle KY 284
Exhibitied at the Thebes : City of Gods and Pharaohs exhibition in the Naprstek Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Autumn/Winter 20...
Group statue of Ki-Nebu and his wife Isi...Group statue of Ki-Nebu and his wife Isis.
20th Dynasty, Ramses VIII, 1125 v. Chr.
Kestner Museum, Hannover, Deutschland....
A high ranking offecial statue ,
The em...A high ranking offecial statue ,
The empire era.
A collection of everyday life objects ,
...A collection of everyday life objects ,
Viena museum ....
Seated figure of Hetep-Ni.
Old Kingdom,...Seated figure of Hetep-Ni.
Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, circa 2200 B.C.
Altes Museum, Berlin....
The God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo ...The God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo II
360-343 B.C.E.; Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II; late period
Greywacke; H. 28 in. (71.1 cm), W. 8 in. (20.3 cm), D. 18 in. (45.7 cm)
From the earliest dynasties, the ancient Egyptians believed that their king was divine, an incarnation of the great...
Amarna style headof an unknown person ....Amarna style headof an unknown person ....
Marble head of a Ptolemic queen
Helleni...Marble head of a Ptolemic queen
Hellenistic, ca. 270250 B.C.
Marble; H. 15 in. (38.1 cm)
This monumental head gives an impression of sovereign calm and power, even though the veil that once covered the top and back of the head is missing. Although the features are cast in a classical style ty...
Sarcophagus of Priest Ptah-Irdis.
2nd C...Sarcophagus of Priest Ptah-Irdis.
2nd Century B.C.
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna....
Clockwise from left: the mask of Senu; h...Clockwise from left: the mask of Senu; his wooden sarcophagus; sistrem with the name of King Amasis; stelae of Pashedu and ornament with an Udjat eye and a scarab photos courtesy of Waseda University
The rising sun in Egyptology
Forty years of Japanese excavations in Egypt are
Mummy, the kids are all listening!
...Mummy, the kids are all listening!
Schoolchildren gather around the Egyptian mummy at the State Archeological Museum on Wednesday.Express News Service First Published : 20 Aug 2009 01:02:00 AM ISTLast Updated : 20 Aug 2009 07:35:20 AM IST
HYDERABAD: The Egyptian mummy at the State Archeolo...