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Anubis, Thoth, & Horus
Image by Mark Cartwright

Anubis, Thoth, & Horus

Wooden figures of the Egyptian gods Anubis (jackal), Thoth (ibis), and Horus (falcon). Holes in their bases suggest they were carried on poles as standards for use during funeral processions. Ptolemaic Period, 3rd-2nd century BCE. (Egyptian...
Egyptian Djed
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Egyptian Djed

A gilded wooden and faience djed amulet (symbol of stability) from the tomb of Queen Nefertari. Dynasty XIX, 1279-1213 BCE. (Egyptian Museum, Turin)
Egyptian Temple
Image by Georges Perrot and Charles Chipiez (1883)

Egyptian Temple

General appearance of an Egyptian Temple. From A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. I by Georges Perrot and Charles Chipiez (1883).
Egyptian Ba Amulet to Ward Off Evil
Image by Walters Art Museum

Egyptian Ba Amulet to Ward Off Evil

Egyptian Ba amulet. The Ba was a human-headed bird aspect of the soul which could speed between earth and the heavens. Gold and stone inlay. 3rd century BCE. (Walters Art Museum, Balttmore, USA)
Statue of Set
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Statue of Set

A statue of the Egyptian god Set (Seth). Part of a statue group depicting Set and Horus crowning Ramesses III king. From Medinet Habu, Egypt. 20th Dynasty, early 12th Century BCE. (Egyptian Museum, Cairo)
Bust of Mut
Image by Arienne King

Bust of Mut

Bust of the Egyptian goddess Mut. Limestone. New Kingdom Period, 18th Dynasty, 1539-1076 BCE. "Queens of Egypt Exhibit", Pointe-à-Callière Museum. (Loaned from the collection of the Egyptian Museum, Turin)
Part of a Funerary Stela
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Part of a Funerary Stela

This is an almost square limestone stela with rounded corners. It is inscribed in hieroglyphs. On the left side, the stela depicts a standing woman (Tames); she uses an incense burner and pours a libation adjacent to a standing man (Tetisheri...
Ptolemaic Slab with Two Goddesses
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Ptolemaic Slab with Two Goddesses

This is a limestone block which depicts the heads and bodies of two goddesses; both are looking to the left side. The background was left rough. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BCE. The Petrie...
Stela of Ihefy & Horus
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Stela of Ihefy & Horus

This painted wooden stela depicts a man (his name is identified as Ihefy and his title was "the doorkeeper of the house of Amun") adoring the hawk-headed god Horus. Horus sits on a throne and holds a flail. There is a red and blue lotus bloom...
Egyptian Model Soul House
Image by Liana Miate

Egyptian Model Soul House

Egyptian soul house, 12th Dynasty, about 1985-1795 BCE. Provenance unknown. The British Museum, (photo taken at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia) Model houses placed in tombs were another way to ensure the deceased's eternal access...