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Vizier Sennefer, detail from sculptural group depicting Sennefer with his wife Hatshepsut, painted stoneware, 68x85 cm. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty. Now at the Louvre.

Vizier Sennefer, detail from sculptural group depicting Sennefer with his wife Hatshepsut, painted stoneware, cm. New Kingdom, Dynasty. Now at the Louvre.

Menkaure (also read as Menkaura), was an ancient Egyptian king (pharaoh) of the 4th dynasty during the Old Kingdom, who is well known under his Hellenized names Mykerinos (by Herodotus) and Menkheres (by Manetho).

Menkaure (also read as Menkaura), was an ancient Egyptian king (pharaoh) of the dynasty during the Old Kingdom, who is well known under his Hellenized names Mykerinos (by Herodotus) and Menkheres (by Manetho).

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Egyptian New Kingdom. Pharoah Horemheb with the God Horus. detail of Horemheb

*EGYPT ~ Detail of a statue of Horemheb, at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Reign: 1306 BC (most likely) or 1319 BC until 1292 BC Dynasty). Successor: Ramesses I.

The sarcophagus of Madja, ca. 1450 BC. The tomb was discovered in a cemetery in West Thebes overlooking the valley of Deir el-Medina. In this tomb the coffin was the only support for the texts and scenes of offerings that the Egyptians believed to be essential to the deceased's well-being in the afterlife. No titles accompanied the name of the deceased—Madja—which is strange, as every woman of a certain social status was at least referred to as "mistress of the house"

The sarcophagus of Madja, ca. 1450 BC. The tomb was discovered in a cemetery in West Thebes overlooking the valley of Deir el-Medina. In this tomb the coffin was the only support for the texts and scenes of offerings that the Egyptians believed to be essential to the deceased's well-being in the afterlife. No titles accompanied the name of the deceased—Madja—which is strange, as every woman of a certain social status was at least referred to as "mistress of the house"