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Egyptian Fashion and Cosmetics
Video by Amanda Hallay

Egyptian Fashion and Cosmetics

"Walk like an Egyptian" in this short episode where we sail up the Nile to look at the costume and cosmetic (and wig!) essentials of Ancient Egypt.
Egyptian Art History
Video by Philinthecircle

Egyptian Art History

This video provides a quick, general overview of Egyptian art history.
Wooden model of a man ploughing with oxen
Image by Trustees of the British Museum

Wooden model of a man ploughing with oxen

From Egypt Middle Kingdom, about 2040-1750 BC An ancient Egyptian farmer at work This model was originally placed in a tomb. Models showing various stages in the production of food were placed in wealthy burials of the Middle Kingdom...
Timeline of Ancient Egypt
Image by Jan van der Crabben

Timeline of Ancient Egypt

A timeline showing all the key periods in ancient Egyptian history: - Old Kingdom (2613-2181 BCE) - First Intermediate Period (2181-2040 BCE) - Middle Kingdom (2040-1782 BCE) - Second Intermediate Period (1782-1570 BCE) - New Kingdom...
Head of Senusret III
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Head of Senusret III

Granite head from a sphinx of the Egyptian pharaoh Senusret III with youthful features. Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, 1870 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Crocodile Statue from Ancient Egypt
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Crocodile Statue from Ancient Egypt

Cult copper statue of a crocodile. From Faiyum, modern-day Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, circa 1800 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Statue of Amenemhat III
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Statue of Amenemhat III

In this ophicalcite statue, only the upper half of a seated figure of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenemhat III has survived. Probably from Faiyum, modern-day Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12 Dynasty, circa 1800 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich...
Ipuwer Papyrus
Image by Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden

Ipuwer Papyrus

19th Dynasty copy of the Ipuwer Papyrus (known as The Lamentations of Ipuwer or The Admonitions of Ipuwer) in which a Middle Kingdom scribe laments the depths to which the country of Egypt has fallen. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden, The...
Coffin of Khnumnakht
Image by Peter Roan

Coffin of Khnumnakht

Coffin of Khnumnakht from the Middle Kingdom of Egypt, dating to c. 1802–1640 BCE. On display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Egyptian Wooden Statue of a Woman Grinding Cereals
Image by Mark Cartwright

Egyptian Wooden Statue of a Woman Grinding Cereals

A wooden statue of a woman grinding cereals. Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040-1640 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)