AKHENATON , the Prophit of Monotheism
...AKHENATON , the Prophit of Monotheism
An Egyptian pharoh (1380-1362 BC), the predecessor of Tutankamen, and husband of Nefertiti, Akhenaton radically revised the Egyptian religious world by instituting a unique form of monotheism. His innovation temporarially ushered in a period of artistic fre...
Fragment of a coffin lid or a mummy-mask...Fragment of a coffin lid or a mummy-mask
from Deir el-Medina
Wood, Nile mud, gesso, pigment
3rd Intermediate period - late 21st dynasty (about 980 BC)
From Deir el-Medina
Length: 54 cm
Width: 22 cm...
A high ranking officer funerary statue /...A high ranking officer funerary statue / lime stone / old kingdom ....
Embrassing her man , a douple statue of ...Embrassing her man , a douple statue of a noble man and his wife / lime stone / old kingdom ....
Bes, God-Demon of Protection, Childbirth...Bes, God-Demon of Protection, Childbirth and Entertainment...
Bes (Bisu, Aha) was an ancient Egyptian dwarf god who was a god of protection against evil with his tambourine or harp, swords, maces and knives. Previous to being given the name 'Bes', he was known as the demonic 'Aha' ('fighter')...
Baboon in Egyptian mythology
Appearan...Baboon in Egyptian mythology
Appearance: Only two species of primate were known in Egypt: the cercopith and the dog-faced baboon (Papio hamadryas). The latter was sacred in Egypt. Probably a native of Nubia, it was brought into Egypt in pre-dynastic times.
Baboons were very popular in Egypt, a...
A FUNERARY STATUE OF A HIGH RANKING OFFI...A FUNERARY STATUE OF A HIGH RANKING OFFICIAL / OLD KINGDOM ....
Statue of Sabu and Mimi / old kingdom ....Statue of Sabu and Mimi / old kingdom ....
Seated Statue of Enehey Egypt New Kingdo...Seated Statue of Enehey Egypt New Kingdom 1333-1290 BCE Limestone...
the deceased shown in this statue with h...the deceased shown in this statue with his wife supporting him , but one step back ! ! !...
Two female coffinsbearing the true featu...Two female coffinsbearing the true features of both ....
Scenes from the Mastaba of Uhemka.
Gi...Scenes from the Mastaba of Uhemka.
Giza, Mastaba D 117.
Early Dynasty 5.
Circa 2440 B.C.
Roemer Pelizaeus Museum, Hildesheim.
A funerary text on papyrus belongs to a ...A funerary text on papyrus belongs to a high ranking nubian male ....
Nubian presents brought to the king incl...Nubian presents brought to the king including animals both wild and domestic ,plants fancy articles and furniture ....
Anubis:The jackal headed god
Anub...Anubis:The jackal headed god
Anubis was the guardian of the Necropolis, cemetery, and the guide of the dead as they made their way through the darkness. It was also believed that he could foresee a persons destiny, so he became the announcer of death....
Inspiration from the bust of Nefertiti ....Inspiration from the bust of Nefertiti ....
Painted wooden anthropoid coffin From th...Painted wooden anthropoid coffin From the burial of the Libyan Pasenhor,
Thebes, Egypt Late Third Intermediate Period, 730-680 BC
Thecoffin of Pasenhor is a fine example ofthe anthropoid (human-shaped) type used in the late Third Intermediate period(about 1070-661 BC). Although only alimited ran...
Ram of Amun with king Taharqa
British...Ram of Amun with king Taharqa
British Museum EA 1779.
25th dynasty, 690-664 BC.
From Kawa in Nubia.
The worship of Amun, imported into Nubia by the Egyptians, was carried on with great zeal by the royal family of the 25th dynasty. Taharqa built or enlarged several temples in honour o...
A fragment of the beard of the great sph...A fragment of the beard of the great sphinx of giza ,
Although it is badly needed to restore the original monument ,the British museum arrogantly insists on keeping it in London ! ! !...
A marna style small statue of king Tut /...A marna style small statue of king Tut / Cairo museum ....
The artist left this w...ETERNAL BEAUTY
The artist left this work of art 4000 years ago ,but still vivid and inspiring ! ! !
Collecting taxes old style ....Collecting taxes old style ....
Chiefs of foreign lands ....Chiefs of foreign lands ....