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The Unification of Egypt
Video by Mark Wilson

The Unification of Egypt

The formation of the first nation-state of the ancient world through the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt.
The Antechamber | View of the Celestial Cow Bed
Video by The Discovery of King Tut

The Antechamber | View of the Celestial Cow Bed

This image focuses on the ceremonial bed in the middle, one out of three found in the first antechamber. It depicts the Celestial Cow (Carter no. 73). Stacked up beneath it are 48 white wooden boxes (Carter no. 62) in which discoverer Howard...
Conservation of a Crocodile Mummy
Video by The British Museum

Conservation of a Crocodile Mummy

The British Museum takes an in-depth look at the conservation processes involved in getting a crocodile mummy ready for display for the first time in 75 years, bringing to light some fascinating new facts about this crocodile mummy. You can...
82nd & Fifth: Ptah
Video by The Metropolitan Museum of Art

82nd & Fifth: Ptah

http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/idolized Explore this object: http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/cult-image-of-the-god-ptah-egypt-2007.24 "This piece spoke to me when I realized, you don't need a single written word, three thousand...
Egyptian Bull-headed deity
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Egyptian Bull-headed deity

This limestone wall-relief block depicts a bull-headed god; the god has a human body and looks to the right side. He is standing between parts of two other partially shown figures. The background wall was left rough. From Egypt, precise provenance...
Anubis, Egyptian Sarcophagus
Image by André

Anubis, Egyptian Sarcophagus

A scene from a wooden Egyptian sarcophagus depicting Anubis, the god of mummification and the afterlife. c. 400 BCE
Bastets & Sekhmets
Image by Kotomi Yamamura

Bastets & Sekhmets

A collection of Egyptian Bastets and Sekhmets illustrating the importance of cat iconography in Egyptian culture. (Ashmolian Museum, Oxford).
Ptah
Image by Mark Cartwright

Ptah

Limestone statue of the Egyptian god Ptah. XVIII-XX Dynasty, 1550-1070 BCE, Temple of Amun, Thebes. (Egyptian Museum, Turin)
Egyptian Afterlife
Image by Unknown Artist

Egyptian Afterlife

A wall-painting from the tomb of Sennedjem, an Egyptian craftsman, depicting the deceased and his wife Iyneferti blissfully harvesting their fields in the afterlife. Deir el-Medina, near Thebes, c. 1200 BCE.
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...