Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in 1924

Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in 1924 [781 x 1,253]

Tutankhamun, unbelievable, like it was made yesterday....

Anubis, Egyptian God of the Dead guarding the Chest found in Tutankhamun's tomb. King Tut was an Egyptian pharaoh of the dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom.

Temple at Kom-Ombo, Egypt

Temple at Kom-Ombo, Egypt. i have always wanted to go to Egypt such a unique place with lots of culture and learning opportunities.

Temple at Kom-Ombo, Egypt

Temple at Kom-Ombo, Egypt. i have always wanted to go to Egypt such a unique place with lots of culture and learning opportunities.

cobra artifact in Tut's tomb

Uraeus cobra artifact in Egyptian King's Tutankhamun's tomb. rearing cobra is used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity, and divine authority in ancient Egypt.

A forensic analysis carried out on the mummy of King Ramesses III has revealed that the pharaoh had his throat slit. The first CT scans to examine the king’s mummy reveal a cut to the neck deep enough to be fatal. The secret has been hidden for centuries by the bandages covering the mummy’s throat that could not be removed for preservation‘s sake. Ancient documents including the Judicial Papyrus of Turin say that in 1155BC members of his harem attempted to kill him as part of a palace coup.

Forensic analysis on King Ramesses III revealed a sliced throat previously hidden by bandages. CT scans show it to have been likely fatal. Ancient documents/ Judicial Papyrus of Turin: in 1155 BC, his harem attempted to kill him as part of a palace coup.

James Henry Breasted, the founder of egyptology in the USA

Frances Hart Breasted (right), her husband archaeologist James Henry Breasted (center), and their son Charles at Abu Simbel in Egypt,

This is the canopic shrine of King Tut, containing the jars which contain the viscera of the King, seen Jan. 14, 1927. The shrine of gold is surmounted with glittering solar cobras and adorned on its four sides by the free-standing statuettes of the goddesses Isis, Nepthys, Neith, and Selkit.

Canopic shrine of King Tut, con-taining the jars which contain the viscera of the King, on The shrine of gold is surmounted w/glittering solar cobras & adorned on its 4 sides by the free-standing statuettes of the goddesses Isis/ Nepthys/ Neith/ Selkit

Treasures from Egyptian Museum Berlin - Queen Nefertiti

Treasures from Egyptian Museum Berlin - Queen Nefertiti So beautiful.she should be in her homeland.

Spearing Fish, ca. 667-647 BCE                                                Egypt, Thebes, Late Period. A classic subject of the painted limestone reliefs found in tombs of the Pyramid Age. The fish and papyrus thicket shown in the background are depicted in stylized perfect vertical symmetry.

Spearing Fish, c. BC Egypt, Thebes, Late Period, late Dynasty 25 to early Dynasty 26

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