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Ancient Egypt Art

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The goddess Iousas is giving pharaoh Seti I the breath of life, in the form of an “ankh” sign (symbolizing life) flanked by two “was” sceptres (symbols for prosperity). Egyptian Mythology, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Greece, Life In Ancient Egypt, Architecture Antique, Kemet Egypt

Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk

FEATURE (Category: Africa | Egypt | all seasons | cultural-historical | history | religion)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXAbydos, the Mecca of Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptians endeavoured to make a pilgrimage to Abydos at least once in their lifetime, just like modern Muslims do to Mecca. Abydos was the prime cult centre of Osiris, the Lord of the Afterlife and therefore one of the most important gods for the Egyptians. It was the place where, according to myth, Osiris was buried…

Detail from the west wall of the Horus Shrine in the Mortuary Temple Of Seti I at Abydos. Part of a scene in which Seti I is offering incense to Horus. Ancient Egypt Art, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Greece, American History, Egypt Museum, Fresco

Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk

FEATURE (Category: Africa | Egypt | all seasons | cultural-historical | history | religion)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXAbydos, the Mecca of Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptians endeavoured to make a pilgrimage to Abydos at least once in their lifetime, just like modern Muslims do to Mecca. Abydos was the prime cult centre of Osiris, the Lord of the Afterlife and therefore one of the most important gods for the Egyptians. It was the place where, according to myth, Osiris was buried…

Terracotta amphora (jar) Attributed to a painter of Group E Period: Archaic Date: ca. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. cm) diameter 5 in. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Mycenaean, Minoan, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Archaic Greece, Greek Pottery

Attributed to a painter of Group E | Terracotta amphora (jar) | Greek, Attic | Archaic | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Obverse, warrior and inscription: two obols—and hands offReverse, man carrying a tripodIn addition to its elegant simplicity, this amphora has several features of great importance. The figure on the reverse is probably an athlete who is carrying off his prize, a bronze tripod

Egypt used trained monkeys to pick ripe figs. Ancient Egypt Animals, Ancient Egypt Art, Old Egypt, Statues, Indigenous Art, Egyptian Art, Love Art, Art History, Lion Sculpture

Treasures of the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden 002

Wall relief from the tomb of Merymery. Detail. Limestone. Sakkara. Dynasty 18. 1391-1353 B.C. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden. Here you find a link to the website of the Museum: www.rmo.nl/english See also my list of best and worst museums in the world: www.flickr.com/photos/menesje/4059308291/ And here you find my list of best and worst museums in Holland: www.flickr.com/photos/menesje/4059604700/

Model for Argos - An Apulian red-figured rhyton, circa 340 B. Molded in the form of the head of a Laconian hound with a long tapering muzzle Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Aliens, Greek History, Ancient History, Art History, European History, American History

AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED RHYTON

AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED RHYTON CIRCA 340 B.C. Molded in the form of the head of a Laconian hound with a long tapering muzzle, three horizontal nose folds & incised whiskers, hand-modelled ears upright, eyes painted with white sclerae, orange irises & black pupils; bowl with a crouching Eros facing left, his wings behind him, a fan in his outstretched right hand, an alabastron in his lowered left; a band of dotted ovolo below, short vertical lines below the rim, palmettes on either side...

'Ramses III in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.' This coloured relief portrays Ramses III in the tomb which was made for his son prince Amenherkhepshef, who was a royal scribe and commander of the cavalry. Ancient Egypt Art, Old Egypt, Ancient History, Egyptian Mythology, Egyptian Art, African History, Luxor, Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology

Egypt: Tombs of Luxor - Smit & Palarczyk

[EGYPT 29402] 'Flutist in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.' This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows a flutist who performs on the occasion of the First Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III, whose cartouche can be seen at the top of the picture. Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals. His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the…

- Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking) Period: Late Classical Date: ca. Culture: Greek, South Italian, Apulian Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Vases, Greek Pottery, Classical Period, Black Figure, Roman Art, Italian Art, Ceramic Vase

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking) | Greek, South Italian, Apulian | Late Classical | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Terracotta rhyton (vase for libations or drinking) Period: Late Classical Date: ca. 350–300 B.C. Culture: Greek, South Italian, Apulian Medium: Terracotta; red-figure Dimensions: H.: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) Diam.: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) The vase is in the form of a deer's head. On the cuff is a flying Nike.

The Chapel of Amun in the Seti Temple in Abydos at one time probably housed a sacred portable barque of Amun. Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Luxor, Objets Antiques, Temple, Empire Romain, Arte Tribal, Art Antique, Egypt Art

Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk

FEATURE (Category: Africa | Egypt | all seasons | cultural-historical | history | religion)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXAbydos, the Mecca of Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptians endeavoured to make a pilgrimage to Abydos at least once in their lifetime, just like modern Muslims do to Mecca. Abydos was the prime cult centre of Osiris, the Lord of the Afterlife and therefore one of the most important gods for the Egyptians. It was the place where, according to myth, Osiris was buried…

[Egypt ’Seti I in Amun Chapel at Abydos. Mystery Plays, Visit Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Black History Facts, Ancient Mysteries, Love Symbols, Dungeons And Dragons, Bunt

Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk

[EGYPT 29865] ’Seti, Khonsu and Isis at Abydos.’ The west wall of the Second Hypostyle Hall of the Seti I Temple at Abydos is decorated with superb reliefs. Here we see a portion of wall that is located between the entrances of the Chapel of Amun-Ra and the Chapel of Osiris. On the left we see Khonsu giving Seti the breath of life, in the form of an “ankh” sign (symbolizing life) flanked by two “was” sceptres (symbols for prosperity). Khonsu is depicted as a falcon-headed man wearing the…

Ancient Egyptian Murals at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Ancient Egypt Art, Ancient History, Egypt Mummy, Achaemenid, Egyptian Art, Archaeology, Murals, Fairy Tales, Metropolitan Museum

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[Egypt ’Seti I in Amun Chapel at Abydos. Ancient Beauty, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Rome, Papyrus, Science Art, Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Photos, Egypt Art

[Egypt 29938] ’Isis Shrine in Seti I Temple at Abydos.’

[EGYPT 29938] ’Isis Shrine in Seti I Temple at Abydos.’ The Isis Shrine is one of three small sanctuaries that are located north of the Inner Osiris Hall in the Seti I Temple at Abydos (the entrance to the shrine can be seen on photo 29913.) The relief on the left (on the northern wall of the shrine) depicts an enthroned Isis, holding a sistrum and a “menat” necklace in her right hand. With her other hand she presents to Seti a staff from which hang suspended symbols for his jubilees. Behind…

Lion-headed Horus of Buto, son of Wadjet, half brother to the falcon-headed Horus the Sky God - Изображение The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Канзас-Сити - Tripadvisor Ancient Egypt Art, Ancient History, Monuments, Statues, Egyptian Art, Deities, Archaeology, Kansas City, Art Museum

Lion-headed Horus of Buto, son of Wadjet, half brother to the falcon-headed Horus the Sky God son of Isis Late Period 26th Dynasty 664-525 BCE Bronze

Photographed at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.

[Egypt ’Second Hypostyle Hall of Seti I Temple at Abydos. Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Mystery Plays, Places In Egypt, The Bible Movie, Visit Egypt, Black History Facts, Dungeons And Dragons, Africa

Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk

FEATURE (Category: Africa | Egypt | all seasons | cultural-historical | history | religion)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXAbydos, the Mecca of Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptians endeavoured to make a pilgrimage to Abydos at least once in their lifetime, just like modern Muslims do to Mecca. Abydos was the prime cult centre of Osiris, the Lord of the Afterlife and therefore one of the most important gods for the Egyptians. It was the place where, according to myth, Osiris was buried…

This relief detail shows pharaoh Seti I presenting a pieces of white cloth to Amun-Ra (who is just outside the frame of the picture). Seti is wearing a blue cap crown. Ancient Egypt Art, Old Egypt, Mystery Plays, Ancient Discoveries, Egyptian Tattoo, Virtual Art, Ancient Mysteries, Gods And Goddesses, Crowns

Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk

FEATURE (Category: Africa | Egypt | all seasons | cultural-historical | history | religion)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXAbydos, the Mecca of Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptians endeavoured to make a pilgrimage to Abydos at least once in their lifetime, just like modern Muslims do to Mecca. Abydos was the prime cult centre of Osiris, the Lord of the Afterlife and therefore one of the most important gods for the Egyptians. It was the place where, according to myth, Osiris was buried…

 الأقــصــر‎ ® - Seti in Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall at Abydos. The north wall of the Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall in the Seti I Temple at Abydos is decorated with a relief in limestone which shows pharaoh Seti offering a conical bread to Soka Egyptian Mythology, Egyptian Art, Mystery Plays, Ancient Discoveries, Ancient Egypt Art, The Bible Movie, Aliens And Ufos, Luxor, Ancient Civilizations

[Egypt 29955] ’Seti in Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall at Abydos’.

[EGYPT 29955] ’Seti in Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall at Abydos’. The north wall of the Nefertem-Ptah-Sokar Hall in the Seti I Temple at Abydos is decorated with a relief in limestone which shows pharaoh Seti offering a conical bread to Sokar (who is outside the frame of this picture). The Seti Temple at Abydos was begun by Seti I and completed by his son Ramses II in the 13th century BC. Photo Paul Smit.