Ma'at - The Egyptian Goddess Of Truth
A print of the ORIGINAL PAINTING ‘Ma’at’ for The Chrysalis Tarot by Holly Sierra; 6”x 9” Painted in Acrylics on Arches Watercolor Board Ancient Egyptian Goddess Ma’at, represents the concepts of justice, truth, balance, order, law and morality. She also regulates the stars, seasons, and the actions of both mortals and the deities. Most importantly in Ancient Egyptian mythology, she is responsible for the ‘weighing of souls’ in the underworld, Duat. Her feather was the measure that…
Ancient Egyptian Art and Pottery
Art and spirituality were deeply entwined in ancient Egypt. Religion was interwoven, not only into the Pharaohs power, but into life itself. It was the deity of a town who the people turned to, in order to prevent the everyday hazards of living. They used magic spells, charms, folklore and amulets to appeal to the deity for protection against hazards, and to intercede on their behalf, for anything from the Nile flooding, to sowing seeds and harvesting crops, to protection from poisonous…
Falcon collar of Princess Neferuptah. Made of gold, carnelian and feldspar. Dated from the twelfth dynasty of Egypt, reign of Amenemhat III, 1831-1786 BCE. (The Egyptian Museum, Cairo.)
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Nefertem - God of Perfume Also known as He Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was god of both healing and beautification, perfumes and aromatherapy. In ancient Egypt, perfume wasn’t like the...
↳ Maat or Ma'at was the ancient Egyptian personification and goddess of truth, balance, order, harmony, law, morality, and justice. Maat was also personified as a goddess regulating the stars, seasons, and the actions of both mortals and the deities, who set the order of the universe from chaos at the moment of creation.
New Kingdom Treasures
Hatshepsut (1473-1458 B.C.) was the daughter of Tuthmosis I, and carried the blood of Ahmose who, two generations earlier had finally freed Egypt from Hyksos rule.
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Facsimile-series of ancient Egyptian tomb paintings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. Here you find a link to the website of the museum: www.metmuseum.org/ See also my list of best and worst museums in the world: www.flickr.com/photos/menesje/4059308291/ And here you find my list of best and worst museums in Holland: www.flickr.com/photos/menesje/4059604700/ And for an overview: www.flickr.com/photos/menesje/sets/ (FOR EDUCATIONAL NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY).
ancient-egypts-secrets: “ Ma’at, the Winged Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Harmony. 19th Dynasty. Tomb of pharaoh Siptah (reign as a child 1197 – 1191 BC). Valley of the Kings. Western Thebes....
Portrait of Queen Tiy with a Crown of Two Feathers
New Kingsom, 18th dynasty, ca. 1355 BC Yew wood, silver, gold and faience inlays From Medinet el Gurob Total height 22,5 cm Neues Museum, Berlin, Inv.-No. ÄM 21834, ÄM 17852 Tiy was the spouse of King Amenhotep III and mother of Akhenaten. This small portrait was probably produced in the last years of rule of her husband because the queen is shown at an advanced age. The artist produced a realistic face which captures the personality of Tiy: Intelligent, determined and assertive, all…