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Egyptian Scarab Amulets
Image by Mark Cartwright

Egyptian Scarab Amulets

Egyptian scarab amulets from the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period, 2040-1550 BCE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).
Egyptian Tomb Relief
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Egyptian Tomb Relief

A fragment of a limestone relief from an Egyptian tomb in Memphis. 18th Dynasty, 1550-1307 BCE. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
Egyptian Ivory Dog
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Egyptian Ivory Dog

A small figurine of a dog. The dog is swallowing a fish, with its tail here rendered in bronze. Egyptian, 18th Dynasty (1350-1300 BCE), Thebes, ivory and bronze. (British Museum, London)
Egyptian Mummified Ibis
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Egyptian Mummified Ibis

A mummified ibis bird from the Greco-Roman period. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egyptian Funeral Stele
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Egyptian Funeral Stele

Plastered and painted funerary stele from VII-IV century BCE. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egyptian Sarcophagus of Tetet
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Egyptian Sarcophagus of Tetet

Cloth covered, plastered and painted wood anthropoid coffin of Tetet, XXII-XXIV Dynasty. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egyptian Hunting in the Marshes
Image by Jan van der Crabben

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...
Rosetta Stone
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Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone is an incomplete grey and pink granodiorite stela dating from 196 BCE which presents a priestly decree concerning King Ptolemy V of Egypt. The text is in three different versions: Hieroglyphic, Demotic and Greek. The stone...
Ancient Egyptian Music and Dancing
Image by Jan van der Crabben

Ancient Egyptian Music and Dancing

This painting from the Tomb of Nebamun (c. 1350 BCE) shows women making music and other almost naked women dancing.
Egyptian Workers
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Egyptian Workers

Tomb of Menna at Thebes, 18th Dynasty.