Art of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian art is the painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts produced by the civilization of Ancient Egypt in the lower Nile Valley from about 3000 BC to 100 AD. Ancient Egyptian art r...
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The Sea People - Inscriptions in The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu
Medinet Habu is a mortuary temple that was constructed for Ramesess III at Thebes in Upper Egypt. The temple decoration consists of a series of reliefs and texts telling of the many exploits of the ki...
Two more colossal pharaoh statues unveiled in Egypt
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled two colossal statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, adding to an existing pair of world-renowned tourist attractions.
Ancient Egyptian Art
Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD. Ancient Egyptian art was express...
Real royal portraits in ancient Egypt…? | Egypt at the Manchester Museum
The strong opinions expressed about the first official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled this week, highlight the continuing interest in depictions of royalty. But how do modern experienc...
Saqqara Bird - Ancient Egyptian Planes
The Saqqara Bird may have navigated the skies over ancient Egypt. (from Ancient Discoveries: Cars & Planes)
Art of Ancient Egypt - Virtual Egyptian Museum
Museum with Egyptian and Mediterranean antiquities previously unavailable to the public. Includes stunning iridescent glass collection, bronze statuettes, shabtis, scarabs, amulets, jewelry, and mummy...
Art of Ancient Egypt - Documentary
This is a video that I created for my online art appreciation course on Ancient Egyptian Art. It is really just a sampling of Egyptian art...so much to cover...
Ancient Egyptian architecture
Ancient Egyptian architecture is the architecture of ancient Egypt, one of the most influential civilizations throughout history, which developed a vast array of diverse structures and great architect...
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Amarna art
The Ancient Egyptian art style, known as Amarna Art or the Amarna Style, is a style which was adopted in the Amarna Period (i.e. during and just after the reign of Akhenaten in the late Eighteenth Dyn...
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Portraiture in Ancient Egypt
Portraiture in Ancient Egypt forms a conceptual attempt to portray "the subject from its own perspective rather than the viewpoint of the artist … to communicate essential information about the object...
Portraiture in Ancient Egypt - Wikipedia
Fayum mummy portraits
Mummy portraits or Fayum mummy portraits (also Faiyum mummy portraits) is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portraits on wooden boards attached to mummies from the Coptic period....
Fayum mummy portraits - Wikipedia
Nefertiti Bust
The Nefertiti Bust is a 3,300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, and one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Owing to the work...
Nefertiti Bust - Wikipedia
Nebamun
Nebamun was an Egyptian "scribe and counter of grain" during the New Kingdom. His tomb in Thebes, the location of which is now lost, featured the famous Pond in a Garden fresco, executed a secco. Neba...
Nebamun - Wikipedia
Nilotic landscape
Nilotic landscape is any artistic representation of landscapes that emulates or is inspired by the Nile river in Egypt. The term was coined to refer primarily to such landscapes created outside of Egy...
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Tomb of Aline
The Tomb of Aline is an ancient Egyptian grave from the time of Tiberius or Hadrian, excavated at Hawara in 1892.
In the second half of the 19th century, the increasing interest in Egyptian histor...
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The Seated Scribe
The sculpture of the Seated Scribe or Squatting Scribe is one of the most important examples of ancient Egyptian art. It represents a figure of a seated scribe at work. The sculpture was discovered a...
The Seated Scribe - Wikipedia
Gayer-Anderson cat
The Gayer-Anderson Cat is an Ancient Egyptian statue of a cat made out of bronze, from the Late Period, about 664–332 BC.
The sculpture is known as the Gayer-Anderson cat after Major Robert Grenvi...
Gayer-Anderson cat - Wikipedia
Reserve head
Reserve heads (also known as "Magical heads" or "Replacement heads", the latter term derived from the original German term "Ersatzköpfe") are distinctive sculptures made primarily of fine limestone th...
Reserve head - Wikipedia
Saqqara Bird
The Saqqara Bird is a bird-shaped artifact made of sycamore wood, discovered during the 1898 excavation of the Pa-di-Imen tomb in Saqqara, Egypt. It has been dated to approximately 200 BCE, and is now...
Saqqara Bird - Wikipedia
Pyramid of Djedefre
The Pyramid of Djedefre consists today mostly of ruins located at Abu Rawash in Egypt. It is Egypt's most northerly pyramid, and is believed to be built by Djedefre, son and successor to king Khufu. T...
Pyramid of Djedefre - Wikipedia
Dahshur
Dahshur (in English often called Dashur; Egyptian Arabic: دهشور Dahšūr  [dɑhˈʃuːɾ]) is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25...
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Hermopolis
30°48′14″E / 27.78139°N 30.80389°E / 27.78139; 30.80389Hermopolis Magna or simply Hermopolis or Hermopolis Megale (Greek: Ἑρμοῦ πόλις μεγάλη) or Hermupolis is the site of anci...
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