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.
This statue depicts an Egyptian man that is 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, no evident hair or makeup, and a uraeus headpiece (a headdress with a cobra).
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...
The three surviving fragments of the basalt stele of Sargon II from Ashdod, excavated in 1963 in two separate locations and in secondary contexts on the acropolis. The stele was erected in 711 BC (or shortly after) when Ashdod was made the centre of an Assyrian province and smashed in 705 BC (or shortly after) when Ashdod broke free of Assyrian rule after Sargons death. From M. Dothan (ed.), Ashdod II-III: the second and third seasons of excavations, 1963, 1965, soundings in 1967
Tutankhamen was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca.1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. He is popularly referred to as King Tut.
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.