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Mural Paintings in Tomb of Peshedu, Deir el-Medina, Egypt. Peshedu was a 'Servant In the Place of Truth' during the Ramesside Period.

Mural Paintings in Tomb of Peshedu - Peshedu was a ‘Servant In the Place of Truth’, Deir el-Medina, during the Ramesside Period. His tomb, which is situated high on the hillside above the village, commands spectacular views from its entrance.

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Spatial: Interesting night view of Egypt and Sphinx. -Pyramid At night, Cairo, Egypt How many times has the lovely moon looked down upon the Egyptian pyramids and other structures?

MMS - Colors

Large variety of DRY COLORS for use in SOAP (they also carry the tiny powder color measuring spoons)

Head of colossal statue of Akhenaten; Karnak; Aten Temple; Amenhotep IV.

Head of colossal statue of Akhenaten; Amenhotep IV,Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, Page 110

Nesi (Pharaoh) Amenhotep III, c 1382-1344 BCE - The New Kingdoms' most prolific builder. One eminent archaeologist wryly said to me 'virtually all statues recovered from the Ramesides to the Ptolemies (except the Kushite Kings) are really Amenhotep III in disguise', he was referring to the tremendous amount of theft, alteration, usurpation and destruction carried out by these 'Set Kings'.

Statue of Ramesses II, the 'Younger Memnon'. One of the largest pieces of Egyptian sculpture in the British Museum, this statue shows Ramesses II, who succeeded his father Sethos I in around 1279 BC and ruled Egypt for 67 years.

Ka-Aper, Egyptian Museum, Cairo. 5th Dynasty; reign of Userkaf, 2513 – 2506 BC. This is the oldest known life-size wooden statue in ancient Egypt. Carved of sycamore wood, it was discovered at Sakkara in the mastaba tomb of Ka-aper which lies west of the pyramid of Userkaf. It represents a khry-heb (lector priest) named Ka-aper, who is depicted in a realistic style with a neat hair cut, a round face and full cheeks.

2575-2134 BCE – Old Kingdom Art

Fantastic face Oldest Known Life-size Statue Of Ancient Egypt -- BCE -- Dynasty, Reign of Userkaf -- Carved sycamore wood -- Discovered at Sakkara in the tomb of Ka-aper -- Egyptian Museum, Cairo by jolene

Editor's note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel A. Rogers, author of the 1934 book 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof, to whom these "amazing facts" are an homage.

The surprising history of black slave owners Some free blacks bought slaves to emancipate them, but a startling number of black 'masters' existed & one state even allowed them to 'own' white servants.

Mummy of Inamonnefnebu (151 x 51.5 cm), Thebes, Egypt, 700–650 BC. A blue faience cylinder bead net covers the underlying shroud. The bead mosaic design consists of a winged scarab on the throat, a collar on the chest with blue and red cylinder beads, a winged goddess on the abdomen, and four Sons of Horus on the thighs. Hieroglyphs on the lower legs say: An offering which the King gives to Osiris, Lord of Aby[dos], may he grant a good burial | Mummy; linen; faience

Mummy from Inamonnefnebu RMO AMM also listed as Leiden AMM Hieroglyphs on the beaded linen net shroud read: ‘An offering which the King gives to Osiris, Lord of Aby[dos], may he grant a good burial.

Scarab Pectoral of the Chief Ointment-maker Pa-nehersj. Two goddesses, Isis and Nephtys, Praying to the Scarab as a Symbol of the Sungod Ra. The Scarab is seen in its Morning-Shape of Chepre, a Symbol of Rebirth. Carnelian & Faience. New Kingdom, Circa 12 B.C. Aegyptisches Museum, Staatliche Museen, Berlin, Germany.

Egyptian Amulet ~ Pectoral of the Chief Ointment-maker Pa-nehersj. Two goddesses, Isis and Nephtys, praying to the scarab as a symbol of the sungod Ra.