Part of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, from the papyrus of Hunefer (c.1275 BC) showing the scribe's heart being weighed on the scale of Maat against the feather of truth, by the jackal-headed Anubis. If his heart weighs exactly the same as the feather, Hunefer is allowed to pass into the afterlife. If not he is eaten by the devouring creature Ammit composed of the deadly lion, crocodile & hippopotamus.
British Museum 2011: The Rosetta Stone from the gift shop.
The Rosetta Stone has the same inscription written in three languages; Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic, and Greek. Its discovery in 1799 was key to figuring out the hieroglyphic writing system, thus allowing modern historians to unlock the contents of many manuscripts and carvings that were previously unknown. The Rosetta Stone is currently located in the British Museum.
The treasures of the king boy Tut Ankh Amon
Wall painting from the tomb of Tutankhamun showing Aye carrying out the 'opening of the mouth' ceremony. This ceremony was normally carried out by the deceased Pharaoh's son but the painting seems to depict that Aye intended to be Pharaoh after Tutankhamun untimely death leaving no sons as heirs.
Sphinx & Anubis Inside the Merrin Gallery's Sarcophagus
Among the many other figures, the inside of Neshkons' sarcophagus features a small sphinx to the left of the central figure (Amenhotep I), below which is a standing Anubis. To the right of the Anubis is a table of offerings, and above that there is a small black figure — Anupet, the female Anubis.
Hermopolis prayerbook :: Kandhar Anubhuti: Photo
At the entrance to the underworld, the noblewoman Here-Ubekhet prostrates herself before the deity Geb, in the form of a crocodile, & drinks from the waters that will unite her w/the gods & assure safe passage to the afterlife. Painting on papyrus ca 1000 BC
The Eyes of Horus
The Left Eye of Horus represents abstract aesthetic information controlled by the right brain. It deals with esoteric thoughts and feelings and is responsible for intuition. It approaches the universe in terms of female oriented ideation. We use the Left Eye, female oriented, right side of our brain for feeling and intuition.