The Egyptian Hieroglyphs first appeared in writing around 3300 BC and developed continuously as a living language until the fourteenth century AD. Throughout those more than four millennia, the language underwent a profound evolution, such that between Middle Egyptian – the phase of the language in which the famous tale of sinuhe was written – …
Seated Pair Statuette | New Kingdom | The Met
This statuette depicts a man and a woman sitting side by side, supporting each other's back with their arms. The man is dressed in a modishly long tunic under a fringed sash-kilt and the woman wears a fashionable wrap-around dress knotted just below her breasts
Rare ancient Egyptian faience figural ring
deep greenish blue faience ring, New Kingdom, 18th-19th Dynasty, the table modeled with a large seated cat (Bastet) surrounded by smaller cats, intricately detailed; with lucite and patinated wire stand
Sarcophagus of Isetenkheb.
In the British Museum in London, an ancient Egyptian coffin lid that belonged to a high-ranking woman is exhibited, to which multiple misfortunes are attributed. The most famous, having been the cause of the sinking of the Titanic. The collection of Egyptian antiquities at the British Museum in London houses a very special guest, a …
What is Anubis’s power?
In addition to presiding over the graves; one of Anubis's functions was to be the "road opener" of the North, as Wepwawet "Upuaut" was from the South
The many layers of an Egyptian mummy
Mummification was not the final step in the quest for eternal life. The body would be placed in several cases and coffins, sometimes up to eight, before eventually being laid to rest.
Tomb of Roy TT 255
TT255 Tomb of Roy, Royal Scribe and Steward of the House of Horemheb and Amun Dra Abu el-Naga; Valley of the Nobles; Luxor West Bank; Egypt Imen-m-ipet (Amenemipet) and his wife, the Mistress of House, the Chantress of Amun Mut(tu)y" before a table of offerings before the shrine of Nefertem and Maat.
Statue of Queen Tuya. Ancient Egypt
The mummification process . Eternal life wasn’t just about preserving the spirit. The deceased’s body also had to preserved, as the Ancient Egyptians believed the soul (ba) and