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Spindle  Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19–20 Date: ca. 1295–1070 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA Medium: Wood Dimensions: l. 22 cm (8 11/16 in); diam. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in)

Spindle Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19–20 Date: ca. 1295–1070 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA Medium: Wood Dimensions: l. 22 cm (8 11/16 in); diam. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in)

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of statue archaeologicalnews: “ Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled.

Arheologii descoperă cele mai vechi hieroglife egiptene monumentale

Significant Inscriptions Found in Egypt From the top of a tall scaffold, Yale Egyptologist John Darnell examines large hieroglyphs discovered along an ancient trade route.

Elkab

A joint Yale and Royal Museums of Art and History (Brussels) expedition to explore the the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab has uncovered some previously unknown rock inscriptions, which include the earliest monumental hieroglyphs .

Discovering the Temple of Edfu !

After Karnak, the Temple of Horus at Edfu is the second largest temple in Egypt and of all the temple remains in Egypt, Edfu is the most completely preserved.

Queen Nefertari of ancient Egypt used this ebony and ivory box for her unguent, a perfumed, viscous substance made for external use. It is made of hippopotamus ivory and rosewood. (ca. 1295-1186 BC)

Ivory Unguent Box of Queen Nefertari Period:New Kingdom, RamessideDynasty:Dynasty of Ramesses II possiblyDate:ca.Geography:EgyptMedium:Ivory and EbonyVia: The Met

bottle with openwork shell adorned with the Hathor-head flanked by the two uraei; the rim and the base are shaped like lotus flower. Egyptian blue (copper-calcium tetrasilicate), ca. 1070-718 BCE; now in the Brooklyn Museum…

bottle with openwork shell adorned with the Hathor-head flanked by the two uraei; the rim and the base are shaped like lotus flower. Egyptian blue (copper-calcium tetrasilicate), ca. now in the Brooklyn Museum…

Sekhemka holds a papyrus scroll open on his lap. The hieroglyphic inscription lists offerings, with much detail about type and quantity, including food, beverages, unguents and liquids, incense and cosmetics, funerary equipment and royal gifts. These are the essential offerings that Sekhemka will need to subsist comfortably in in the afterlife

ancient Egypts secrets: The statue of Sekhemka Sekhemka holds a papyrus listing his offerings to be made for his survival in the afterlife including bread, beer, wine, perfume, cedar oil and linen clothing