- 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
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.
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.