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Unguent vase from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Elongated vase flanked with floral openwork ornamentation, cut from a single block of alabaster. On the neck of vase is the head of Hathor, on the bowl are two beasts pertaining to the god, and the rectangle below contains the protocol of the king. The ornamental stand is flanked with ankhs

Unguent vase from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Elongated vase flanked with floral openwork ornamentation, cut from a single block of alabaster.

Tree of Life, Djed, and Ankh - "Ankh" - symbol of life - thoracic vertebrae of a bull, "Djed" - symbol of stability - base or sacrum of a bull's spine, "Was" - symbol of power and dominion - a staff made from a dried bull's penis.

Visit the world of the Ancient Egyptians and discover facts about the Djed pillar. Fascinating facts and information about the Djed that featured in the history of ancient Egypt. The symbolism of the Djed column.

CYLINDER SEALS - Used as a means of stamping and identifying documents... Simply roll the seal out on clay and get the image!  These seals are just a couple of inches long.  Ancient Near East

Ancient Civilizations of the Fertile Crescent: CYLINDER SEALS - Used as a means of stamping and identifying documents. Simply roll the seal out on clay and get the image! These seals are just a couple of inches long. Ancient Near East