Vessels with blue painted Designs.
Th...Vessels with blue painted Designs.
The most innovated pottery of Dynasty 18, the so-called blue-painted ware,
began under King Thutmose III.
The pastel pigment was made from ground-up blue frit, a mixture of cobalt and alum.
Initially, potters relied on blue paint to accentuate small details, ...
The canobic jars of king Tut ,
Painted ...The canobic jars of king Tut ,
Painted alabaster ,
Egyptian museum ,Cairo...
King Amenemhat III.
1882-17...King Amenemhat III.
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen....
The deceaced and his wife equally repres...The deceaced and his wife equally represented in this old kingdom limestone statue ....
The Edwin Smith medical papyrus
A...The Edwin Smith medical papyrus
Ancient Egypt's Answer to Gray's Anatomy: Medical Papyri of the Swnws
The Edwin Smith Papyrus was this year touted as ?the birth of analytical thinking in Medicine and Otolaryngology,? in the medical journal The Laryngoscope. Along with a col...
How did HBO discover the Bird Lady ?
...How did HBO discover the Bird Lady ?
Madeleine Cody, a research associate for Egyptian, classical, and ancient Middle Eastern art, explained in a blog post on the Brooklyn Museum?s site:
The script for Episode 1 of Season 2 (of vampire drama True Blood) called for ?a primitive piece of art; li...
The God Bes
A guardian god. Bes was a...The God 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 ...
Coffin lid of a lady
Late ...Coffin lid of a lady
From this particular cartouch of queen C...From this particular cartouch of queen Cleopatra , The great Champollion arrived at the first clues of the ancient Egyptian language ....
Murder on the Nile in 2000 BC?
By Cra...Murder on the Nile in 2000 BC?
By Craig Thompson, The Evening Chronicle
This mummy's head, dating back thousands of years, is being scanned by specialists at a North East hospital to find out how its owner died.
The ancient head is one of four Egyptian skulls which form part of an ongoing...
Approaching Fillae island / Aswan...Approaching Fillae island / Aswan...
A relief showing various kinds of wild a...A relief showing various kinds of wild and domesticated animals brought as presents to the pharao ....
A twin statue showing the deceased and h...A twin statue showing the deceased and his wife ,
although it appears he was a pygmy but still his spouse should appear smaller ! !...
Revellers adoring Osiris and Ma'at....Revellers adoring Osiris and Ma'at....
History and meaning of the ancient Egypt...History and meaning of the ancient Egyptian ankh symbol
Examiner , Kristen Wilkerson
Researching the meaning of the Egyptian Ankh, a cross with a loop at the top, it appears to have been used with multiple intentions. Originally, a historian thought the ankh was merely the symbol of a sandal, ...
The Cairo Museum
Masterpieces of Egypti...The Cairo Museum
Masterpieces of Egyptian Art
Ed. F Tiradritti
This collection of choice pieces from the Cairo Museum has already been described by various reviewers as "sumptious" "unrivalled" "exquisite" and luxurious", leaving the latecomer to the field with a limited choice of adjecti...
Henutmehyt, British Museum, London Engla...Henutmehyt, British Museum, London England
A Theban priestess - From the tomb of Henutmehyt, Thebes, Egypt 19th Dynasty,around 1250 BC
The inner coffin of Henutmehyt is entirely covered in gold leaf, apart from her wig, eyes and eye brows. This lavish useof gold, and the high quality of the re...
Fragment of a relief
with a figure of...Fragment of a relief
with a figure of Mentuhotep II
height: 25 cm
Width: 20.5 cm
Middle Kingdom, 11dynasty, reign of Mentuhotep II
From Western Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, funerary temple of Mentuhotep II
Kestner-Museum, Hanover 1935.200.82...
Model of a boat
Len...Model of a boat
Length: 45 cm
Probably from Thebes
Naprstek Museum, Prague P1698...
Head of a deity
Height: 18...Head of a deity
Height: 18.5 cm
Possibly from Thebes
National Gallery in Prague Vp2661-3522/8
Exhibitied at the Thebes : City of Gods and Pharaohs exhibition in the Naprstek Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Autumn/Winter 2007/2008...
Statue of Yuny
Dynasty 19, reigns of Se...Statue of Yuny
Dynasty 19, reigns of Seti I - Ramesses II (ca. 1290 - 1260 B.C.)
Assiut, Deir Durunka
Limestone; H. 129 cm (4 ft. 2.8 in.), W. 55 cm (21.7 in.), D. 90.5 cm (35.6 in.)
Yuny, shown kneeling, is dressed in the robe, wig, and sandals of a nobleman. His eyes and eyebrows, originally...