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The Land of Kemet - Ancient Egypt

Egyptians Called Their Home Kemet, meaning "The Black Land". They Also Used Ta Mery "The Beautiful Land". Egypt is Home to One of the Oldest Continuous Cultures in the World.

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Most of the important ceremonial and administrative buildings were located in the central city. Here the Great Temple of the Aten and the Small Aten Temple were used for religious functions and between these the Great Royal Palace and Royal Residence were the ceremonial residence of the King and Royal Family, and were linked by a bridge or ramp.

Here the Great Temple of the Aten (a reconstruction of which is shown here) and the Small Aten Temple, in Pharaoh Akhenaten's Central City of Akhetaten, were used for religious functions and between these the Great Royal Palace and Royal Residence were the ceremonial residence of the King and Royal Family, and were linked by a bridge or ramp.

Pharaoh Seti I smiting his enemies

The front of the coffin is painted with pictures and magical prayers in hieroglyphs to guide and protect a woman named Ta-mit on her journey to the afterlife. The sky goddess Nut spreads her wings protectively across the lid, and is painted on the interior of the coffin lid.

Stele of the priest Peteimoethes, offering to Khonsu, Moe and Anat (Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam ~ 200BC) Egypt

Ba - soul or psychic force. At death the Ka flew to the afterlife, while the Ba lived on in the body. Body believed to be permanent dwelling place of the Ba. - ancient Egyptian

Gold pectoral with semiprecious stones belonging to Sesostris III, Middle Kingdom, 12th dynasty (1991–1786 bce).

Excavation work on the Avenue of the Sphinxes, Luxor, Egypt

Horus on the pillar in the tomb of Twosret and Setnakhte KV14. Reign of Twosret: 1191-1189 BC, last pharaoh of Dyn 19. Reign of Setnakhter: 1189-1186 BC, first pharaoh of Dyn 20

'Ptah-Tatenen in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.' This colored relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays the creator god Ptah-Tatenen. Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry & son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) is in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor

Sarcophagus Of A Child -- Ptolemaic Period - Roman Period -- 3rd Century BCE-1st Century CE -- Via Pierre Berge & Associates

Royal vulture pectoral which was found placed on the head of the mysterious late 18th dynasty pharaoh in tomb KV55 of the Valley of the Kings. This king was either Akhenaten or Smenkhkare of the Amarna period

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Ramses VI Tomb (KV9) adjacent to tomb of King Tutankhamen. A staircase leads down to the entrance where the lintel is decorated w/the traditional scene of Isis & Nephthys kneeling at either side of the sun disc.

Egyptian Sketch of a King, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19-20, (about 1292–1070 B.C.) Limestone, pigment

Location: Dashur, Funerary Complex of Amenemhet II, Tomb of Khnumet Period: 12th Dynasty, Reign of Amenemhet II (1929-1892 BC) Material: Silver, Gold, Carnelian, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise

The five stages of the Sun's journey, which also represented the stages of humanity’s developing consciousness, are symbolized in the papyrus painting of the Sky Neter Nut..KHEPER, “ The Driller”, symbolized by the winged scarab..Ra, "The Stubborn" is the impetuous youthful male..Oon (from which our word “noon” was derived) is “The Wise One“..Aten is “ The Wiser”.. Amen or Amun, the Sun becomes “The Hidden" again, is swallowed by NUT and vanishes.

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