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Detail of the Screen Slab of King Nectanebo I
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Detail of the Screen Slab of King Nectanebo I

This detail shows the cobra goddess Wadjyt empowering king Nectanebo I, who is represented by his Horus name and cartouches. A pharaoh had five official names; this panel, shows the most important three. The Horus name identifies the king...
Nebamun Hunting in the Marshes
Image by Trustees of the British Museum

Nebamun Hunting in the Marshes

Thebes, Egypt Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC Fowling in the marshes Nebamun is shown hunting birds, in a small boat with his wife Hatshepsut and their young daughter, in the marshes of the Nile. Such scenes had already been traditional...
Portrait of Queen Hatshepsut
Image by Rob Koopman

Portrait of Queen Hatshepsut

A stone statue of Queen Hatshepsut of Egypt (reigned 1479–1458 BC, 18th Dynasty).
Egyptian Royal Woman
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Egyptian Royal Woman

An Egyptian Royal Woman, probably of the 18th Dynasty, possibly Nefertiti.
Ramesses II at The Battle of Kadesh
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Ramesses II at The Battle of Kadesh

In 1274 BCE, Ramesses II (The Great) of Egypt led his forces against the Hittite army, under King Muwatalli II, at The Battle of Kadesh. Both sides claimed victory and the conflict resulted in the world's first peace treaty, The Treaty of...
Ramesses II, Abu Simbel
Image by Steve F-E-Cameron

Ramesses II, Abu Simbel

Four colossal statues of Ramesses II flank the entrance of his temple Abu Simbel.
Abu Simbel Panorama
Image by Dennis Jarvis

Abu Simbel Panorama

Abu Simbel is a Temple complex, originally cut into a solid rock cliff, in southern Egypt and located at the second cataract of the Nile River. The two temples which comprise the site (The Great Temple and The Small Temple) were created during...
The Small Temple, Abu Simbel
Image by Dennis Jarvis

The Small Temple, Abu Simbel

The Small Temple at Abu Simbel was dedicated to Hathor and Queen Nefertari, stands at a height of 40 feet (12 metres) and is 92 feet (28 metres) long. The temple is adorned with colossi across the front facade, three on either side of the...
Tomb of Ramesses V
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Tomb of Ramesses V

Valley of the Kings, Egypt, Tomb KV9.
Amenhotep III
Image by Trustees of the British Museum

Amenhotep III

From the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III, Thebes, Egypt 18th Dynasty, about 1350 BC Amenhotep III commissioned hundreds of sculptures for his mortuary temple on the west bank of the Nile at Thebes, though the precise original location...