Force feeding tame cranes, detail of a wall …

Force feeding tame cranes, detail of a wall carving from the Mastaba of

Mereruka. Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, ca. 2345-2333 BC,

reign of king Teti. Saqqara Necropolis.

seth-s-lair: Silver Rings and Earrings “Nefert…

seth-s-lair:

Silver Rings and Earrings “Nefertem” with hot enamel and gems. Water Lily in Egypt is a symbol of the God Nefertem

available in my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/Sanktum

Ptahhotep in leopard skin, raising a goblet …

Ptahhotep in leopard skin, raising a goblet to his lips, detail of a wall carving from the Mastaba of Ptahhotep.

Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, ca. 2494-2345 BC. Saqqara Necropolis.

Ibis, in squatting position, carved in gilde…

Ibis, in squatting position, carved in gilded wood, with neck, head, beak, tail and legs cast in solid bronze, eyes inlaid in green glass. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1350 BC. Now in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow.

Temple of Hathor and Maat at west ‘Uaset…

Temple of Hathor and Maat at west ‘Uaset’-Thebes:
the south side of the facade of the Pronaos. To the left, an Hathoric pillar; below, King Ptolemy VI making offerings before Amon-Ra and Hathor
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Imaging tool unravels secrets of child’s sock …

Imaging tool unravels secrets of child’s sock from ancient Egypt:

imperium-romanum:

The ancient Egyptians famously gave us paper and the pyramids, but were also early adopters of the stripy sock.

Scientists at the British Museum have developed pioneering imaging to discover how enterprising Egyptians used dyes on a child’s sock, recovered from a rubbish dump in ancient Antinoupolis in Roman Egypt, and dating from 300AD.


New multispectral imaging can establish which dyes were used – madder (red), woad (blue) and weld (yellow) – but also how people of the late antiquity period used double and sequential dying and weaving, and twisting fibres to create myriad colours from their scarce resources.

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“Happiest is he who expects no happiness from others. Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. So learn to love and give, and not to expect anything from others.”

📍 South Sinai. Egypt 🇪🇬

Words will only have as much power as you give…

Words will only have as much power as you give to them. Don’t allow yourself to become a slave to them, for not all that are spoken will be true.
📍 Aswan. Egypt 🇪🇬 #iregipto #egyptpassion #aswan #nileriver #nile #felucca
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egyptpassion:عقد من الفيروز. الدولةالحديثة. …

egyptpassion:

عقد من الفيروز. الدولةالحديثة. متحف القاهرة
A necklace of turquoise. The modern state. Cairo Museum#egyptpassion #iregipto #egypt #cairo
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Great and mighty Queen, ruler of Egypt, that l…

Great and mighty Queen,
ruler of Egypt,
that land of greatest
divinest majesty.