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Imagenes de Egipto: Ilustraciones de Léon-Jean-Joseph Dubois.

The Egyptian god Khepri, with the head of a scarab. Illustration by Léon-Jean-Joseph Dubois, published in 'Pantheon Egyptien' by Jean-François Champollion,

Obelisks @ Karnak  how did they reach the tip to design the art

Obelisks @ Karnak how did they reach the tip to design the art, and why is there an emoticon bottom left

The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt  - The most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. These massive stone structures were built around 4500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. But the intriguing Egyptian pyramids were more than just tombs for kings. The mysteries surrounding their symbolism, design and purpose have inspired passionate debate. It is likely that many of these mysteries will never be solved.

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The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt - The most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. These massive stone structures were built around 4500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. But the intriguing Egyptian pyramids were more than just tombs for kings

A Uraeus, which is a stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra, represents the deity Wadjet, who loved Horus during his infancy. This deity protects the Pharoh.

Solid Gold Uraeus of Senusret II. A Uraeus, which is a stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra, represents the deity Wadjet who protects the Pharaoh.

The outer court of the Temple of Luxor in Thebes, Egypt, with giant statues of King Ramses II.

The outer court of the Temple of Luxor in Thebes, Egypt, with giant statues of Ramses II. Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was founded in 1400 BCE.

Abu Simbel interior, Egypt. Construction of the temple complex started in approximately 1264 BCE and lasted for about 20 years, until 1244 BCE. Known as the "Temple of Ramesses, beloved by Amun" it was one of six rock temples erected in Nubia during the long reign of Ramesses II.

Construction of the temple complex was built between 1264 and 1244 BCE. Known as the "Temple of Ramses, beloved by Amun" it was one of six temples erected during the long reign of Ramses II.

Egypt, tomb of queen Nefertari. It is one of the best preserved and most ornate of all known tombs. The walls are painted with the deities (from left to right) Serket, Isis, Khepri, Osiris (above entrance), Hathor and Horus. The tomb was discovered in 1904 by the Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. In 2003 the tomb was closed to the general public.

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Tomb wall depicting Queen Nefertari, the great royal wife of Pharaoh Rameses II. Dynasty of Egypt.

One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II (and there are a lot of them to choose from) is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin.

One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin. Here Ramses wears the so-called Blue Crown, the Khepresh, which first appeared early in Egypt’s Dynasty.

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One of a pair of Gold armlets with inlays, inscribed to King Ramesses II (Usermaatra Setepenra, ca.1279–1213 BC, Dynasty 19) | Cairo Museum, Egypt

One of a pair of Gold Armlets w/inlays, inscribed to King Ramesses II BC, Dynasty Cairo Museum, Egypt. Such an amazing time in the history of jewelry, intricate~

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Pectoral and Necklace of Sithathoryunet with the Name of Senwosret II, Middle Kingdom. Dynasty during the reign of Senwosret II, from Egypt, Fayum

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