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Carved Plaque of Amenhotep III Bracelet plaque Amenhotep...

Carved Plaque of Amenhotep III Bracelet...

Carved Plaque of Amenhotep III Bracelet plaque, Amenhotep III enthroned with Queen Tiye and daughters. Carved carnelian plaque. New Kingdom, late 18th Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1391-1353...

Court of Amenhotep III Amenhotep IIIs great temple of Luxor...

Court of Amenhotep III Amenhotep III’s great...

Court of Amenhotep III Amenhotep III’s great temple of Luxor remains one of the best preserved and most admired temples in Egypt. Photo: Fabrice Cateloy

Isis unveiling herself Isis se dévoilant - Isis. Statues, Joseph, Egypt Museum, Isis Goddess, French Sculptor, Cemetery Art, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Egypt, Magick

egypt-museum: Isis unveiling herself Isis se...

egypt-museum: “ Isis unveiling herself Isis se dévoilant - Isis unveiling herself Marble sculpture by André-Joseph Allar, (French, 1845-1926) ”

Statue of Meryre and his wife IniuiaHigh Priest of Aten and High...

Statue of Meryre and his wife Iniuia High Priest...

Statue of Meryre and his wife IniuiaHigh Priest of Aten and High Priest of the Temple of Neith. Private statuary in this period was very rare, so this statue is considered especially valuable. Painted...

Ancient Egyptian Ring Gold ring with green jasper stud and...

Ancient Egyptian Ring Gold ring with green...

Ancient Egyptian Ring Gold ring with green jasper stud and decorations on the band. Greco-Roman Period, ca. 332 BC-395 AD. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Amethyst Scarab RingAncient Egyptian amethyst scarab set in a gold ring. Now in the Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts. Ancient Symbols, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Egyptian Goddess, Egyptian Mythology, Egypt Museum, Ancient Egyptian Jewelry, European History, American History

egypt-museum: Amethyst Scarab Ring Ancient...

egypt-museum: “ Amethyst Scarab Ring Ancient Egyptian amethyst scarab set in a gold ring. Now in the Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts. 1926.82 ”

fromthedust:Statue of an Offering Bearer - painted wood -...

fromthedust: Statue of an Offering Bearer -...

fromthedust: “Statue of an Offering Bearer - painted wood - Early Reign of Amenemhat I - Dynasty 12, Middle Kingdom, Egypt - c.1981-1975 BCE ”

Separation of the Grain and Chaff This painting in the Tomb...

Separation of the Grain and Chaff This painting...

Separation of the Grain and Chaff This painting in the Tomb of Nakht (TT52), shows several men winnowing grain. Winnowing is the process of getting rid of the chaff, or inedible, part of grain....

The unique relationship between word and image in ancient...

The unique relationship between word and image in ancient...

Statuette of a Female Offering BearerThis wooden statuette...

Statuette of a Female Offering Bearer This wooden...

Statuette of a Female Offering BearerThis wooden statuette covered with stucco and paint represents a female offering bearer, shown with her left foot forward. She holds a bird in her right hand,...

Egypt Museum Statue of Queen Arsinoe II identified with the Goddess Isis (black granite). Ptolemaic Period, ca. Ancient Ruins, Ancient Egypt, Gropius Bau, Egypt Museum, Isis Goddess, Black Granite, Anubis, Egyptian, Illustration Art

egypt-museum: Headless Statue of Queen Arsinoe...

egypt-museum: “ Headless Statue of Queen Arsinoe II Statue of Queen Arsinoe II identified with the goddess Isis (black granite). Ptolemaic Period, ca. 305-30 BC. The statue is in a traditional...

Head of Queen HatshepsutQueen Hatshepsut is the most famous...

Head of Queen Hatshepsut Queen Hatshepsut is the...

Head of Queen HatshepsutQueen Hatshepsut is the most famous female ruler of ancient Egypt. This head, which is one of the masterpieces of 18th Dynasty sculpture, is part of a statue that once...

Karnak Temple ComplexNight view of the highly sacred Precinct of...

Karnak Temple Complex Night view of the highly...

Karnak Temple ComplexNight view of the highly sacred Precinct of Amun-Re in the Karnak Temple Complex, Luxor. Photo: Michael Hughes

Burial Chamber of King TutankhamunKing Tutankhamun was laid to...

Burial Chamber of King Tutankhamun King...

Burial Chamber of King TutankhamunKing Tutankhamun was laid to rest here in this well-decorated burial chamber. The paintings on the walls depict scenes of his afterlife, while his mummified body was...

Steatite Lion Hunt Scarab of Amenhotep III A commemorative...

Steatite Lion Hunt Scarab of Amenhotep III A...

Steatite Lion Hunt Scarab of Amenhotep III A commemorative stone scarab issued by Amenhotep III spread the news of his successful lion hunts. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III, ca....

Portrait of Young Amenhotep IIIThe pharaoh Amenhotep III is...

Portrait of Young Amenhotep III The pharaoh...

Portrait of Young Amenhotep IIIThe pharaoh Amenhotep III is portrayed with the features of a young boy; he has a round full face, almond-shaped eyes, curved eyebrows, a small nose and a fleshy...