Beadnet Dress   c.2551-2528 BCE  Egyptian Old Kingdom, Dynasty IV

Beadnet BCE Egyptian Old Kingdom, Dynasty IV From Giza, the bead-net dress is places over a wrapped garment.

Beadnet dress | Egyptian Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu |2551–2528 B.C.    Depictions of women in Egyptian art occasionally feature garments decorated with an overall lozenge pattern. This design is believed to represent beadwork, which was either sewn onto a linen dress or worked into a separate net worn over the linen. This beadnet dress is the earliest surviving example of such a garment. It has been painstakingly reassembled from approximately seven thousand beads found in an…

Egyptian - Reassembled beadnet dress, BC Egypt, MFA Boston This was found in a tomb with the scant remains of its owner, an unknown woman. The threads keeping it together had turned to dust long ago but the beads were still in their original arrangement.

Triad of Menkaure (between the goddess Hathor and the goddess protecting the "nome" [district] of Cynopolis – 4th dynasty (c. 2600-2480 BC) Cairo, Egyptian Museum

Triad of Menkaure, c. BC, Egyptian The Pharaoh, Menkaure stands between the goddess Hathor and the his wife, both protecting the "nome" of Cynopolis

Nebamun Hunting Birds – fragment of a wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun Drah Abu el-Neggah, Valley of the Nobles, Thebes-West (18th Dynasty: c. 1400-1350 BC) London, British Museum

Nebamun Hunting Birds – fragment of a wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun Drah Abu el-Neggah, Valley of the Nobles, Thebes-West Dynasty: c.

Statues of Rahotep and Nofret – beginning of the 4th Dynasty (c. 2600 BC) painted limestone from the mastaba of Rahotep, Maydum Cairo, Egyptian Museum

Rahotep y Nofret (Museo del Cairo Egipto). Statues of Rahotep and Nofret – beginning of the Dynasty (c. 2600 BC) painted limestone from the mastaba of Rahotep, Maydum Cairo, Egyptian Museum Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p.

Tutankhamen with His Queen Ankhesenamen – detail on the back of the throne of King Tutankhamen, from the tomb of Tutenkhamen, Valley of the Kings (c. 1355-1342 BC) carved wood covered with gold and inlaid with faience, glass paste, semiprecious stones and silver Cairo, Egyptian Museum

Tutankhamen with His Queen Ankhesenamen – detail on the back of the throne of King Tutankhamen, from the tomb of Tutenkhamen, Valley of the Kings (c. BC) carved wood covered with gold and inlaid with faience, glass paste, semiprecious stones and silver

Banquet Scene – Fragment of a wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun, Thebes (18th Dynasty: c. 1400-1350 BC) London, British Museum

Tomb-chapel of Nebamun Thebes, Egypt Late Dynasty, around 1350 BC (location Room 61 Bristish Museum)

Anhour Khaou, Chief Builder at Thebes, Seated with His Wife and Grandchildren wall painting from the tomb of Anhour Khaou, Thebes (20th Dynasty: 1200-1080 BC)

A wall painting from the tomb of an official named Inherka- the children in Egypt were not clothed until they were 6 years old, then they wore miniature versions of their parents clothing.

Acrobat – (20th Dynasty: c. 1180 BC) limestone ostracon Turin, Museo Egizio

Acrobat, Egyptian painting on a limestone ostracon (shard or pottery fragment) from the Dynasty, BC

A kneeling statue depicting the pharoah Sobekhotep V (c. 1750-1700 BC) Berlin, Altes Museum

Kneeling statue of the Dynasty Pharaoh Sobekhotep V/VI (r. Now in the Altes Museum, Berlin.

Sowing and Plowing in the Fields – Tomb of Sennedjem, Thebes (19th Dynasty: 1200s BC)

The ancient Egyptians created the wall painting Sowing and Ploughing in the Fields for the tomb of Sennedjem in the 13 th century B.

The gods Atum and Osiris – wall painting from the tomb of Nefertari (wife of Ramesses II) (19th Dynasty: 1200s BC) Valley of the Queens, near Deir el-Bahri

The gods Atum and Osiris – Ancient Egyptian wall painting from the tomb of Nefertari (wife of Ramesses II) Dynasty: BC, Valley of the Queens, near Deir el-Bahri.(Atem-Ra the Sun and Osiris the Sun of the underworld)

Pharaoh Sety I and the goddess Hathor (19th Dynasty: 1200s BC) painted relief Florence, Museo Archeològico

Pharaoh Sety I and the goddess Hathor Dynasty: BC) painted relief Florence, Museo Archeològico.

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