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Mehen
Image by Rob Koopman

Mehen

Mehen, Egyptian snake game, 5th-6th Dynasty, 2575-2150 BCE. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden.
Cat Mummy
Image by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, Calif.)

Cat Mummy

A mummified cat from Egypt, late Ptolemaic Period. (Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, California).
Posited Cyclicality of Life for an Ancient Egyptian
Image by Paul Joseph De Mola after Mark Pluciennik

Posited Cyclicality of Life for an Ancient Egyptian

Figure 1: Regenerating nature of life, with the teleological ‘arrow’ of existence pointing forward.
Sarcophagus Interior Lid
Image by Mark Cartwright

Sarcophagus Interior Lid

Plastered and painted wood lid interior of the anthropoid coffin of Pa-di-Khonsu XXII-XXIV dynasty, Thebes. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egyptian Model of Peasants Ploughing
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Egyptian Model of Peasants Ploughing

One of the two figures of laborers is missing. The man wears a linen kilt. The plough is drawn by a yoke of oxen. 11th or 12th Dynasty, circa 2025-1850 BE. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. (The British Museum, London...
Egyptian Model of Servant Brewing Beer
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Egyptian Model of Servant Brewing Beer

This painted wooden model depicts a woman straining mash. There are eleven jars of beer in front of her. Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, 2345-2181 BCE. From tomb 45 at Asyut, modern-day Egypt. (The British Museum, London).
The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat
Image by John Reinhard Weguelin

The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat

John Reinhard Weguelin, 1886. Oil on canvas. Exhibited at the Auckland Art Gallery. A priestess offers gifts of food and milk to the spirit of a cat. On an altar stands the mummy of the deceased, and the tomb is decorated with frescoes...
Ankh, Djed & Was
Image by Kyera Giannini

Ankh, Djed & Was

An relief from the tomb of Hatshepsut's mortuary temple at Deir el-Bahr showing an ankh (symbol of life), djed (symbol of stability), and was (symbol of power)
Egyptian Family Group
3D Image by Geoffrey Marchal

Egyptian Family Group

Egyptian Family Group, 1550 BCE, Egypt. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Bruxelles, Belgium). Made with ReCap photo pro from AutoDesk. For more updates, please consider to follow me on Twitter at @GeoffreyMarchal.
Ahmose-Nefertari
Image by The Trustees of the British Museum

Ahmose-Nefertari

Rectangular fragment of a polychrome tomb-painting representing Ahmose-Nefertari standing among foliage with cartouche above. 20th Dynasty, Tomb of Kynebu, Thebes, Egypt. British Museum, London.