Jericho: And Ahab made a wooden image. Ahab did more to provoke the Lord God of Israel to anger than all the kings of Israel who were before him. In his days Hiel of Bethel built Jericho. He laid its foundation with Abiram his firstborn, and with his youngest son Segub he set up its gates, according to the word of the Lord, which He had spoken through Joshua the son of Nun. -1Kings 16:33-34 (NKJV)
King Tut's tomb - Horus, son of the Goddess Isis, conceived by penetrating herself with her husband/brother's penis after he was murdered by their brother Set, and his body parts scattered. Called the Savior God of Egypt, for restoring his father to life. Often depicted as a falcon. The Eye of Horus watches over mankind.
Paddle Doll, Egypt, 2030–1802 B.C. The so-called paddle doll consists of a flat piece of wood depicting the torso, rudimentary arms and neck of a woman, with a thick shock of "hair" made of beads strung on linen thread. The body is often painted with jewelry, textile patterns or tattoos. Contrary to their name, these "dolls" were not toys. The key-hole shape of the body is similar to the counterpoise of the menat necklaces that were used as percussion instruments during religious ceremonies.
Life-Sized Statue of Tutankhamun wearing a Schenti (a wrapped skirt around the waist), a decorated apron, possible gold bracelets and armlets, a wesekh collar (a decorated, traditional rounded collar), sandals, and a uraeus headpiece (a headdress with a cobra). He is holding a mace in his right hand. This life-sized statue of King Tutankhamun was one of an identical pair that once flanked the entrance to the burial chamber and acted as guardians for the tomb and as Ka.
Types of infantry used by the Ancient Greeks The hoplite was a heavy infantryman, the central focus of warfare in Ancient Greece that fought in tight formation. The Ekdromos (plural Ekdromoi) was the name of the Greek light hoplites that could break away from tight formation and chase or fend off enemy peltasts. A peltast was a type of light infantry in Ancient Greece who often...
Ring from tomb of Tutankhamun; a shank composed of three bands, the central one set with lapis lazuli, all three are wrapped with gold wire below a motif of three flowers: an open papyrus flower set with green feldspar at the center and a bud of red carnelian on either side, a central lapis lazuli scarab wears a tiny atef crown of thin sheet gold, at the scarab's head is the divine lunar bark, at its feet the god Horus as a falcon crowned with a sun disk spreads its wings protectively.