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Pharaoh King Menkaure , builder of the great third pyramid of Giza

Goddess named "BAT" . King Menkaura flanked by the goddess Hathor (left) and a nome goddess Bat (right). Basalt statue in Cairo Museum.

Tomb of SETI 1

"Chamber of Djed" (a symbol of Osiris) Seti I tomb, It was discovered in October of 1817 by the Italian explorer, Giovanni Belzoni. It is the longest (more than 120 meters), the deepest and the most elaborately decorated tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

Cat mummies from ancient Egypt. Cats were thought to represent the goddess, Bastet. From 332 B.C. to 30 B.C. animals were raised for the specific purpose of being mummified.  They were sold to people on the way to worship a god, as an offering to be left at their temple.

In Ancient Egypt, many animals were thought to be the embodiment of certain gods and goddesses; cats were believed to represent the Egyptian Goddess Bastet

Horus

King Tut's tomb - Horus, son of the Goddess Isis. Called the Savior God of Egypt, for restoring his father to life. Often depicted as a falcon. The Eye of Horus watches over mankind.

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs. Exhibition touring in the US

Texas debut for this landmark exhibition, with more than 100 objects from the tomb of King Tut and other legendary ancient sites Houston, TX. — The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) will host Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, .

Since Horus was said to be the sky, he was considered to also contain the sun and moon. It became said that the sun was his right eye and the moon his left, and that they traversed the sky when he, a falcon, flew across it.

Since HERU ("Horus") is the Falcon said to be the sky, he was considered to also contain the sun and moon. It is said that the sun was his right eye and the moon his left, and that they traversed the sky when he, a falcon, flew across it

Nefertem - Goddess of Perfume Also known as she Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was goddess of both healing and beautification

Nefertem - God of Perfume Also known as He Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was god of both healing and beautification, perfumes and aromatherapy. In ancient Egypt, perfume wasn’t like the perfume of today - perfume was holistic, much as.

Ancient Egyptian hair and hat Gallery -

Potentially ancient Egyptian style headwear. Village Hat Shop Gallery :: Chapter 1 - Ancient Egyptian :: Illustrations of the different hat styles of the Ancient Egyptians.

Egypt divinity - Ankh

History

The Egyptians had many gods and goddesses. The early tombs were mastabas, rectangular structures of mud brick, with slightly sloping walls. By the end of Dynasty II, the interiors of royal mastabas were being constructed of cut stone.

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