theancientwayoflife:

~ Mummy Mask.

Place of origin: Egypt

Period: Roman period

Date: ca. A.D. 120-170

Medium: Stucco/gesso with paint, gold leaf, and glass inlays.

egypt-museum:

Illustration of Queen

Ankhesenamun

Born as Ankhesenpaaten, she was the third of six known daughters of Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, and became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother Tutankhamun.

A print from Kings and Queens of Ancient Egypt, portraits by Winifred Brunton (South African, 1880-1959), Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1926.

theancientwayoflife:

~ Late Image of Nefertiti.

Place of origin: Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Date: ca. 1352-1336 B.C.

Period: late 18th Dynasty; New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Medium: Sandstone, pigment

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egypt-museum:

Head of Anubis

Mummy trappings: Anubis mask with painted stucco, from

Tuna el-Gebel. Anubis, god of death, mummification, embalming, the afterlife, cemeteries, tombs, and the Underworld. 

Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, 4th century BC. Now in the Roemer and Pelizaeus Museum, Hildesheim.

theancientwayoflife:

~ Goddess Isis.

Date: A.D. 1st century

Culture: Egyptian

Medium: Bronze

egypt-museum:

Ancient Egyptian Agate Frog Ring

Perhaps the lid of a cosmetic vessel, on an oval plinth, naturalistically rendered, the eyes and mouth delineated by incision, pierced horizontally through the chest and stomach; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting.

Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, ca. 664-30 BC. Now in the Private Collection.

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theancientwayoflife:

~ Pectoral of Panekhu.

Period: Late Period

Date: 664–332 B.C.

Place of origin: Egypt

Medium: Glazed steatite