Egyptian God Osiris
Small statue of Osiris. Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (State Museum of Egyptian Art), Munich.
Ostracon depicting an Egyptian dancer, found at Deir el-Medina. New Kingdom of Egypt, 19th or 20th Dynasties, (c. 1200 BCE). Egyptian Museum, Turin
Egyptian Relief showing a butcher and an ox
This limestone fragment of a stela or a block from chapel wall depicts a butcher who cuts up a leg of beef. At the upper part, there is a pile of meat. Some of the the hieroglyphic inscriptions read "meat of ox". From Saqqara, Egypt. Old...
Chester Cathedral Exterior
Exterior view of Chester Cathedral. Founded as a Benedictine abbey in 1092 CE.
Egyptian Hunting in the Marshes
These paintings from the tomb of Nebamun (c. 1350 BCE) show the New Kingdom period accountant Nebamun hunting birds in the marshes of Egypt. He is accompanied by his wife and daughter. Scenes like these of the deceased enjoying himself were...
Egyptian Scribe's Palette
A wooden scribe's palette from the New Kingdom, Egpyt. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egyptian Scarab Amulets
Egyptian scarab amulets from the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period, 2040-1550 BCE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).
Egyptian Tomb Relief
A fragment of a limestone relief from an Egyptian tomb in Memphis. 18th Dynasty, 1550-1307 BCE. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
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)
This is a wooden cosmetic spoon in the form of an ankh. The stem was depicted as a flowering papyrus stalk held by two figures of Bes (facing inwards). There is a green-blue paste inlay. From the tomb of the governor Menena at Sedment, Egypt...