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Egyptian Faience Lotiform Cup, c.945–715 BC, 22nd Dynasty ( The Met ) This cup, made of brilliantly glazed Egyptian faience, imitates the slender form of the flower and is decorated in relief with scenes depicting the plant’s marshy habitat. Such cups were funerary offerings made to be placed in tombs.

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από το Egypt Tourism Board

the 90th anniversary of the discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Pharaoh Tutankhamun (It still possesses an eerie shine over 2, 0000 years later!)

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Fragment of relief from tomb of the official Nebamun at Thebes, Dynasty XVIII; hunting birds in the marsh, the detailed treatment of the animals demonstrates the high level of craftsmanship common during this period even in non-royal tombs. British Museum, London, U.K.

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από το Etsy

Egyptian Art Print Thoth Ancient God Of Knowledge

Art print of Thoth, ancient Egyptian god of knowledge

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από το All That Is Interesting

The Amazing Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World

Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact

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Metropolitan Museum, New-York : Byzantine stele from Egypt, VI°-IX° century, with Coptic inscription: Pliny the Doctor. Note the Ankh below - ancient symbol of eternal life.

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