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Edfu, wall relief with hieroglyphic inscription in the Temple of Horus (built 237–157 BC). Edfu, Upper Egypt

Edfu, wall relief with hieroglyphic inscription in the Temple of Horus (built BC).

EGIPTO ESCULTURA 2do-1r MILL.BCE Bloque de alivio de Nebnefer, supervisor del tesoro de Dios Amon.Deposited en el templo del dios de cocodrilo Sobek.An elaborar sonajero sagrado para el culto de la diosa Hathor está tallada en el frente. Período de Amenhotep III. granito negro, H: 55,5 cm. Luxor Luxor 136 J museo de arte del antiguo Egipto, Luxor, Egipto

Black granite block with relief of Nebnefer,overseer of the treasury of the god Amon. Deposited in the temple of the crocodile- god Sobek. An elaborate rattle sacred to the cult of the goddess Hathor is carved on the front. Period of Amenhotep III

’Nekhbet in Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall at Abydos’.  The vulture goddess Nekhbet is flapping her wings in this relief detail on the north wall of the Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall in the Seti I Temple at Abydos.

Nekhbet in Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall at Abydos’. The vulture goddess Nekhbet is flapping her wings in this relief detail on the north wall of the Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall in the Seti I Temple at Abydos.

Restored painting on the walls of the Hatchetsut Temple  by Fighting Irish 1977, via Flickr

From the walls of the temple of Queen Hatshepsut. The palm (Phoenix) was sacred and in ancient Egypt represented immortality. Here the priests are carrying an akh (ax staff) in their right hands and a palm frond in their left hand.

Temple of Kom Ombo

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