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A wooden figure from the early Twelfth Dynasty, circa 1981-1917 B.C. Credit The Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

An Ancient Egyptian Show That’s Low on Bling but High on Beauty

A wooden figure from the early Twelfth Dynasty, circa B. Credit The Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

Kitchen tender rowing, Dynasty 12, early reing of Amenemhat 1 (ca. 1981-1975 B.C.),  Painted wood, tomb of Meketre, West Thebes, Egypt, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Kitchen tender rowing, Dynasty 12, early reing of Amenemhat 1 (ca. 1981-1975 B.C.), Painted wood, tomb of Meketre, West Thebes, Egypt, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Shekina ,soul birds ,Light ,See your Self in a mirror? An Egyptian bronze mirror -  Late Period, circa 664-30 B.C.

Shekina ,soul birds ,Light ,See your Self in a mirror? An Egyptian bronze mirror - Late Period, circa B.

Baskets and jars used to store provisions for the Pharoah in the afterlife.

Photographed at the King Tut Museum in the Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Marl ware jar with lug handles  Predynastic Period ca. 3850–2960 B.C.  From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (el-Kom el-Ahmar), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 30,

Marl ware jar with lug handles Predynastic Period ca. From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (el-Kom el-Ahmar), Fort Cemetery (Hk Tomb

Ancient Egyptian cosmetic spoon bowl in the form of a cartouche

Ancient Egyptian cosmetic spoon bowl in the form of a cartouche/lake, with 2 Meru fish having water lilies in their mouths, the Shenu or cartouche lies on a dorcas gazelle's back, the gazelle itself resting on a woven reed floormat.

Ancient Jewelry // AN EGYPTIAN CARNELIAN TYET AMULET   NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.   Representing an open loop of material, the lower end bound, from which hangs a long sash flanked by two folded loops, the details rendered by incision, a ribbed suspension loop above  2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high

Egyptian Carnelian Tyet Amulet, New Kingdom, Dynasty, C. BCThis symbol illustrates a knotted piece of cloth whose early meaning is unknown, but in the New Kingdom it was clearly.

EGYPT SCULPTURE 2ND-1ST MILL.BCE Horus as a boy on a lotus blossom. Bronze figurine, Ptolemaic Period, Egypt. Hellenistic influence (150 BCE). Kunsthistorisches Museum, Aegyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Vienna, Austria

EGYPT SCULPTURE 2ND-1ST MILL.BCE Horus as a boy on a lotus blossom. Bronze figurine, Ptolemaic Period, Egypt. Hellenistic influence (150 BCE). Kunsthistorisches Museum, Aegyptisch-Orientalische Sammlung, Vienna, Austria

Mirror  Bronze and Gilt Silver, H. 32.9 cm  El-Kurru, Pyramid 15 (Tomb of Shabaka), 722–707 BC (Napatan Period)

Mirror Bronze and Gilt Silver, H. cm El-Kurru, Pyramid 15 (Tomb of Shabaka), BC (Napatan Period)

Sarkophag-Detail (sarcophagus detail)

Egyptian Art, Hens, Art History, Ancient Egypt, Antiquities, Mythology, African, Egypt Art, Laying Hens

Ceremonial Flail of Hapiankhtifi, Egypt, 1981–1802 B.C. One of the complete burial groups excavated at Meir belonged to the Steward Hapiankhtifi. When the mummy was unwrapped in the Museum numerous objects were discovered: a model dagger and sheath, two mirrors, a bat amulet and jewelry. A ceremonial flail, an emblem of Osiris with whom the deceased wanted to be identified, was found broken and scattered throughout the coffin.

Ceremonial Flail (symbol of Osiris) belonging to Hapiankhtifi Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt,

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