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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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)
Great Sphinx of Giza - Mystery of the Sphinx
Documentary on the Sphinx and pyramids featuring Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval and John Anthony West.
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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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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Giza West Field
The West Field is located to the west of Khufu’s pyramid. It is divided up into smaller areas such as the cemeteries referred to as the Abu Bakr Excavations (1949-50, 1950-1,1952 and 1953), and severa...
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Dung beetle
Dung beetles are beetles that feed partly or exclusively on dungs or feces. They possess exceptional dung disposal capacity and one dung beetle can bury dung that is 250 times heavier than itself in o...
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Adze
An adze (/ˈædz/; alternative spelling: adz) is an ancient type of edge tool dating back to the stone age. Adzes are used for smoothing or carving wood in hand woodworking, similar to an axe but with t...
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....
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Zawyet el'Aryan
Zawyet el-Aryan (or Zawiyet el-Aryan) (Arabic: زاویة العریان) is a town in Egypt, located between Giza and Abusir. To the west of the town, just in the desert area, is a necropolis, referred to by th...
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Aswan
Aswan (/ˌæsˈwɑːn/; Egyptian Arabic: أسوان Aswān  [ʔɑsˈwɑːn]; Ancient Egyptian: Swenett; Coptic: ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ Souan; Ancient Greek: Συήνη Syene, formerly spelled Assuan, is a city in the south o...
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List of museums of Egyptian antiquities
The following is a list of museums with major collections of Egyptian antiquities:
Statues of Amun in the form of a ram protecting King Taharqa
At least three Ancient Egyptian granitic gneiss statues of Amun in the form of a ram protecting King Taharqa were displayed at the Temple of Amun at Kawa in Nubia. Construction of the stone temple wa...
Statues of Amun in the form of a ram protecting King Taharqa - Wikipedia
Khafre Enthroned
Khafre Enthroned is a funerary statue of pharaoh Khafre, who reigned around 2570 BC, now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. It is made of anorthosite gneiss, (related to diorite) a valuable, extremely ...
Khafre Enthroned - Wikipedia
White Pyramid
The White Pyramid of Amenemhat II is located in the pyramid field at Dahshur, Egypt, and is now nothing more than a pile of rubble, having been heavily quarried for stone. The remaining limestone rubb...
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Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham
Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham (literally "the resthouse of the mother of vultures") is located on the North coast of Egypt 20 km to the west of Marsa Matruh, and about 300 km to the west of Alexandr...
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Rhind Mathematical Papyrus
The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus (RMP; also designated as: papyrus British Museum 10057, and pBM 10058), is the best example of Egyptian mathematics. It is named after Alexander Henry Rhind, a Scottish ...
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Bek (sculptor)
Bek (or Bak; the name means 'servant' in Ancient Egyptian) was the first chief royal sculptor during the reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten. His father Men held the same position under Akhenaten's father Ame...
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Ka-Nefer-Nefer
Ka-Nefer-Nefer was an ancient Egyptian noblewoman who lived during the Nineteenth Dynasty. She is known in modern times for her funerary mask, which is in the possession of the Saint Louis Art Museum....
Block statue
The block statue is a type of memorial statue that first emerged in the Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. The block statue grew in popularity in the New Kingdom and the Third Intermediate Period, and b...
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Shabaka Stone
The Shabaka Stone, sometimes Shabaqo, is a relic from the Nubian Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt incised with an Egyptian religious text. It is a composition of breccia measuring 91 cm on the left in he...
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