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*EGYPT ~ Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 b.c. Egyptian

Finger Ring of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Akhenaten Date: ca. 1353–1323 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Middle Egypt, el-Amarna

- 2.1.4. - Dynasties of the second intermediate period (1650–1550 B.C.) // • (2.1.4. A.) End of the Middle Kingdom • (2.1.4. B.) Fifteenth dynasty • (2.1.4. C.) Sixteenth dynasty • (2.1.4. D.) Abydos dynasty • (2.1.4. E.) Seventeenth dynasty

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2575-2134 BCE – Old Kingdom Art

2513 – 2506 BCE. Statue of Ka-Aper, a khry-heb (lector priest) 5th Dynasty; reign of Userkaf. The oldest known life-size wooden statue in ancient Egypt. Carved of sycamore wood. From Sakkara in the mastaba tomb of K tomb of Ka-aper. In a realistic style with a neat hair cut, a round face and full cheeks. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Statuette of Bastet, from the #Egyptian pantheon. Bastet started out as a warfare goddess in the southern part of Egypt, but later became a protector goddess.

Tiny solid gold statuette of Amenophis III found in a small mummiform coffin in the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun, discovered in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt

Broad collar of nefer amulets New Kingdom Dynasty 18 ca. 1504–1450 B.C. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III Medium: Gold

These golden statuettes of King Tut show him wearing the crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt. Photo: Kenneth Garrett, National Geographic / HC

Finger Ring Inscribed with the Cartouches of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III, Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III, circa 1473-1458 BC, green jasper and gold

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Tiny Solid Gold Statuette of Amenophis III Found the Tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun, Egypt

Tiny Solid Gold Statuette of Amenophis III Found the Tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun, Egypt. Amenophis lll was Tutankamun's grandfather

Goblet New Kingdom Dynasty 18 Reign of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1 Medium: Egyptian alabaster, gold

BABYLON - Gold plaque with horned lion-griffins, Achaemenid, ca. 6th-4th century BCE. In the sixth century BCE, under the leadership of Cyrus the Great (r. 538–530 BCE), the Achaemenid Persian dynasty overthrew Median kings and established an empire that would eventually extend from eastern Europe and Egypt to India. They built palaces and ceremonial centers at Pasargadae, Persepolis, Susa, and Babylon.