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Hathor, Sky-Goddess of women, fertility and love. Temple of Kom Ombo, Aswan, Egypt.
Cult image of the god Ptah, Dynasty 22–early Dynasty 26 (ca. 945–600 B.C.) Egyptian Lapis lazuli H. 2 1/4 in. (5.6 cm) This statuette represents the creator god Ptah, the patron deity of Egypt's capital city, Memphis. His shrouded human form and tight-fitting cap make him quite recognizable.
This painter's palette was carved from a single piece of ivory and tinted with red and black stain. Six oval wells contain cakes of pigments including blue, green, brown(?), yellow, red, and black. The oval cartouche at one end encircles the throne name of Amenhotep III, Nebmaatre, and the epithet "beloved of Re."
El trono fue hallado por el arqueólogo Howard Carter en el interior de la tumba de Tutankamón (KV62), situada en el Valle de los Reyes, Egipto, (única tumba real egipcia encontrada intacta) y se cree que pudo ser utilizado en vida por Tutankamón, 'imagen viva de Amón', faraón perteneciente a la dinastía XVIII de Egipto, que reinó de 1336/5 a 1327/5 a. C.
Mummy with a Painted Mask Depicting a Woman Holding a Goblet Period: Roman Period Date: A.D. 270–280 Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, forecourt, shallow grave just west of Naville's old house
In the Sahara Desert in Egypt lie the oldest known astronomically aligned stones in the world: Nabta. Over one thousand years before the creation of Stonehenge, people built a stone circle and other structures on the shoreline of a lake that has long since dried up. Over 6,000 years ago, stone slabs three meters high were dragged over a kilometer to create the site. Shown above is one of the stones that remains. Little is known about the ultimate purpose of Nabta and the nature of the people who