Statuette of Amun~Ca. 945-712 B.C., Egypt~gold~The god Amun ("the hidden one") first came into prominence at the beginning of the Middle Kingdom. From the New Kingdom onward, Amun was arguably the most important god in the Egyptian pantheon. As a creator god, Amun is most often identified as Amun-Re (in the typical Egyptian blending of deities, Amun is combined with the main solar deity, Re). His main sanctuary was the immense temple complex at Karnak. Ancient History, 22Nd Dynasty, Karnak Egyptian, Ancient Egypt, God Amun, Upper Egypt, Ancient Thebes, Ancient Artifacts, Metropolitan Museums
Outer Coffin of Henettawy (F) Period: Third Intermediate Period Dynasty: Dynasty 21 Date: ca. 990–930 B.C. Geography: Egypt Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statuette of Anubis. This statuette represents the God of Mummification Anubis with a canid head on a human body. He is wearing the feather costume of Egyptian deities. His hands are raised with the palms downward; a pose that Anubis is known in when He is performing purification and transfiguration rituals over a mummy.