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Egypt, 1492–1477 B.C.E. Kohl Jar in the form of a bundle of reeds. A flat lid (now missing) once swiveled around a metal pin, a piece of which still remains in the hole.

The Funerary Boat; This royal barge that carried the Pharaoh to heaven was found in the tomb of King Tut. The egyptian believed that the sun-god Ra traveled through the sky during the day and netherworld at night in a boat

cityzenart: King Tutankhamun's Tomb and Treasures

Otter side view. Late Period or Ptolemaic Period, 664–30 B.C. Egypt. Bronze or copper alloy

People of Upper Egypt. These are the faces of people that are remnants of the great civilization of the Pharaohs. Although you almost never see them in the modern Egyptian media, the original people are still there largely un-mixed and with separate culture. They have largely been squeezed out of the popular culture, but they are still proud and surviving.

Ta-Seti…Mother of Kemet |

Statuettes of high priest Amenhotep and priestess Renai 15th cent. BC

Carved light green limestone cosmetic jar with an incised cartouche on either side, Isis, protective Goddess 18th Dynasty. 1570-1342 BC

Sadigh Gallery's Egyptian Cosmetic Jars


Osiria's tomb discovered in Qurna | Luxor Times

Luxor Times: God's tomb discovered in Qurna

A Spanish-Italian archaeological team says it has discovered an ancient replica of the tomb associated with Osiris, the god of the dead, in Egypt's Sheikh Ab...

Ancient Replica of Mythical Tomb of Osiris Unearthed in Egypt

Solar Boat This cedar boat is one of two found by the Great Pyramid at Giza, intact but dismantled. It took 12 years to reconstruct it. There is another one still in its original pit, and there were three additional pits on the other side that were empty. The king needed 2 to travel with the sun across the sky, 2 to travel through the night, and one to cross to the underworld

For more than three months, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has been chronicling subjects ranging from auroral lights to spaceship departures, and on Friday it was time for a little archaeology from above.

Great Pyramids! Egyptian Monuments Spotted From Space - NBC News

Scientists Discovered the Egyptian Secret to Moving Huge Pyramid Stones

A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

vesselName(s):jarstone vesselDate:3000 B.C. — 2890 B.C.Period(s):First Dynasty; Early Dynastic PeriodDescription:jar, lotiform

Bone or ivory figurine. Predynastic Naqada I. 4000-3600 B.C., Egypt

Female Figurines of bone and ivory Predynastic Naqada I Egypt 4000-3600 BCE (1)

✯ Goddess Bast Jar - Egyptian✯

Goddess Bast Jar - Egyptian

Oil container with the heads of a lion and a woman, about 550 B.C. The detailed carvings of a woman’s face and a snarling lion form the body of this aryballos, or oil vessel. Though it is made of faience (an early synthetic material) from ancient Egypt, it has a Greek form. This combination of Greek and Egyptian elements demonstrates the cross-cultural connections of the eastern Mediterranean in this period.


Fayum mummy portraits, left, compared to the reconstructions made from the skulls of the people depicted. The male portrait is circa AD 80-100, female circa AD 55-70, both from Hawara, now in the British Museum. From A.J.N.W. Prag, Proportion and personality in the Fayum Portraits (British Museum Studies in Ancient Egypt and Sudan, Issue 3, pp. 55-63, 2002).

Massive granite statue of Taharqa in Sudan. No statue of a pharaoh has ever been found so far south. “That’s one reason it’s so exciting and very interesting,” Anderson said. The statue weighed more than one ton and had traveled from a granite quarry along the Nile River to finally reach Dangeil. “We had trouble moving him a couple hundred meters,” she added. Long after Tahrqa’s death, his statue, which was a symbol of his royal power, was smashed into several pieces.

Stele of Lady Taperet, Third Intermediate Period, 22nd Dynasty, 10th or 9th century BC, painted wood.

Outer coffin of Queen Merytamun (M10C 119). Photograph by Harry Burton, 1929. Archives of the Egyptian Expedition, Department of Egyptian Art.

Statuette of Ibentina- Egypt

Cleopatra's sarcophagus