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
This video provides a quick, general overview of Egyptian art history.
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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
A wooden statue of a woman grinding cereals. Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040-1640 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)