Ramsesse II

Ramsesse II

Reliefs, Medinet Habu, Luxor, Egypt                                                                                                                                                                                 Mais

Reliefs, Medinet Habu, Luxor, Egypt Mais

Close-up of a relief of Isis in the Temple of Kom Ombo.

Close-up of a relief of Isis in the Temple of Kom Ombo.

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Horus faucon, 27e dynastie. Argent et électrum.

Horus faucon, 27e dynastie. Argent et électrum.

Magical healing statue of Djedhor, basalt (323-317 BC, Ptolemaic Period). It was inscribed with magical spells against snakes and other malign creatures. In its front part, it shows the young god Horus trampling upon crocodiles. (E. Russmann, Egyptian Sculpture: Cairo and Luxor, London 1989, 195).:

Magical healing statue of Djedhor, basalt (323-317 BC, Ptolemaic Period). It was inscribed with magical spells against snakes and other malign creatures. In its front part, it shows the young god Horus trampling upon crocodiles. (E. Russmann, Egyptian Sculpture: Cairo and Luxor, London 1989, 195).:

interesting. Almost looks like they are drilling....

interesting. Almost looks like they are drilling....

Temple, Dendera, Qena, Egypt

Temple, Dendera, Qena, Egypt

Lost Tombs of ThebesPeople are always eager to hear about the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings. News from the Valley, where Egypt’s New Kingdom pharaohs were buried, is reported enthusiastically by the media and devoured avidly by the public. The spectacular discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922 is largely responsible for the fascination that this ancient necropolis holds for the general public.

Lost Tombs of ThebesPeople are always eager to hear about the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings. News from the Valley, where Egypt’s New Kingdom pharaohs were buried, is reported enthusiastically by the media and devoured avidly by the public. The spectacular discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922 is largely responsible for the fascination that this ancient necropolis holds for the general public.

Bust of Nefertiti now on display at the Neues Museum Berlin, found among many other sculptural items recovered by an German archaeological expedition under the leadership of Ludwig Borchardt (DOG) digging in Akhenatens deserted city of Akhetaton during its 1912 excavations, in the sculpture workshop of The Kings Favourite and Master of Works, the Sculptor Thutmose (also spelled Djhutmose and Thutmosis) in a ruined house and studio complex

Bust of Nefertiti now on display at the Neues Museum Berlin, found among many other sculptural items recovered by an German archaeological expedition under the leadership of Ludwig Borchardt (DOG) digging in Akhenatens deserted city of Akhetaton during its 1912 excavations, in the sculpture workshop of The Kings Favourite and Master of Works, the Sculptor Thutmose (also spelled Djhutmose and Thutmosis) in a ruined house and studio complex

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