Some Famous Kings Of Egypt : These names are all surrounded by cartouches. Normally, only kings, queens, and sometimes high priests had cartouches around their names. Inside a cartouche, the signs are mainly phonetic signs, spelling out the kings name, sometimes followed by a few signs describing the king.The king has two main names...click photo to read mode!
Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead. Her name means "Mistress of the House" in the Egyptian language. She has also been called the "Friend of the Dead". Nephthys is the shadow of her sister Isis and rules over the darkness and the secrets of death. She is the protector of souls and the queen of the Underworld.
Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.
Egyptian vase, The vase reads, center line, then left, then right, top to bottom: center: The good god, Nebmaatre, given life; left: the son of Re, Amenhotep, Ruler of (Wast-Uast)(Thebes), eternally; right: the king’s great wife, Tiye
Ageing gracefullyThe 3,400 year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti of Egypt on display in Berlin's "Neuse Museum." Nefertiti, the ancient Egyptian queen depicted in sculpture whose name means "the beautiful one has come."
Men-Kau-Re (c. 2551-2523 BC), 5th king of the 4th Dynasty, Old Kingdom. Men-Kau-Re was the throne name of the son of Khafre and the grandson of Khufu, the 4th and 2nd kings of the 4th dynasty, respectively. detail