Selection of Scarabs, First Intermediate Period (c.2150-2007 BC) to Late Period (664-337BC) Ancient Egyptian (faience, red & green jasper & ...

Selection of Scarabs, First Intermediate Period (c.2150-2007 BC) to Late Period (664-337BC) Ancient Egyptian (faience, red & green jasper & ...

The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

The Temple Of Ramesses II, Abu Simbel, Egypt

The Temple Of Ramesses II, Abu Simbel, Egypt

The Temple of Ramesses II, Abu Simbel, Egypt. Ramesses II's mother, Tuya, his Chief Wife Nefertari and some of his children can be seen in smaller scale at his feet.

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