Ancient Egypt and other amazing Ancient places

Perfume bottle in the shape of a hes-vase inlaid with the figure of a princess. Amarna Period Dynasty 18.  Reign: Akhenaten 1353–1336 BC

Perfume bottle in the shape of a hes-vase inlaid with the figure of a princess. Amarna Period Dynasty 18. Reign: Akhenaten 1353–1336 BC

Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.) Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847 Gold, Last Updated September 4, 2013  Ancient Egyptians called fish amulets like this nekhau and gave them to young girls to wear as a charm against drowning.

Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.) Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847 Gold, Last Updated September 4, 2013 Ancient Egyptians called fish amulets like this nekhau and gave them to young girls to wear as a charm against drowning.

Detail of the Tutankhamen throne.The skill required to create the delicate folds of clothing & beads on the collars is incredible. The colours are still bright & the image as a whole is a testament to the beauty, skill & power of Egyptian art.

Detail of the Tutankhamen throne.The skill required to create the delicate folds of clothing & beads on the collars is incredible. The colours are still bright & the image as a whole is a testament to the beauty, skill & power of Egyptian art.

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