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Book of the Dead Detail
Image by Mark Cartwright

Book of the Dead Detail

A detail from a Book of the Dead, on papyrus showing hieratic writing of Hornefer, Ptolemaic Period, provenance unknown. (Museo Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Coffins of Pa-di-mut, Mut-iy-y, & Ankh-Khonsu
3D Image by Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East

Coffins of Pa-di-mut, Mut-iy-y, & Ankh-Khonsu

Three Egyptian sarcophagi from the 22nd Dynasty of Egypt, 945 - 712 BCE. The sarcophagi belong to Pa-di-mut, Mut-iy-y, and Ankh-Khonsu respectively. Photogrammetry by Peter Der Manuelian. 3D modeling by Mohamed Abdelaziz. (Courtesy...
Scarab
Image by Walters Art Museum

Scarab

Scarab shaped amulet containing the image and cartouche of Amenhotep III, promising its owner in this world 'life' (represented by an ankh). These beetle amulets were used in Ancient Egypt for rituals or administrative purposes (14th century...
Objects from Tomb of Thutmose IV
Image by Keith Schengili-Roberts

Objects from Tomb of Thutmose IV

Objects from the tomb of Thutmose IV, 14th century BCE, including amulets in the form of the ankh, symbol of life or everlasting life. Two large amulets in the shape of an ankh were found among shabti figures and other funerary objects...
Book of the Dead Papyrus
Image by Mark Cartwright

Book of the Dead Papyrus

A detail from a Book of the Dead, on papyrus showing hieratic writing of Hornefer, Ptolemaic Period, provenance unknown. (Museo Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Daily Life & Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
Quiz by Patrick Goodman

Daily Life & Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

Afterlife Book of the Dead Canopy Class Coffin Texts Domestic Cult Field of Reeds Heka Kites of Nephthys Ma'at Nomarch Pyramid Texts Rite Scribe Senet Shabti Dolls Silo Veneration Vizier
Artist's Depiction of an Excavation in Egypt
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Artist's Depiction of an Excavation in Egypt

Artist's depiction of an ancient pillar being excavated in Egypt. From the game Old World.
Mummy of Amenirdis
Image by Mark Cartwright

Mummy of Amenirdis

The mummy of Armenirdis, late XXII-XXV Dynasty (800-664 BCE), Thebes. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).
New Kingdom Nobleman
Image by James Blake Wiener

New Kingdom Nobleman

A limestone relief depicting a nobleman, New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX or XX, c. 1295-1070 BCE. The figure is probably a scene from an offering in the Underworld. On the left side a hand is holding a sistrum and flower. (Brooklyn Museum, New York...
Cosmetic Box of Kemeni
Image by Ralph Daily

Cosmetic Box of Kemeni

Cosmetic box of the Cupbearer Kemeni Middle Kingdom of Egypt, 12th Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat IV, ca. 1814–1805 BCE. Cedar, with ebony and ivory veneer and silver mounting. Metropolitan Vanities: The History of the Dressing Table Exhibition...