Relief depicting singers and harp players, fro…

Relief depicting singers and harp players, from the Tomb of Meryra, high priest of the Aten during reign of Akhenaten. Amarna Period, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1353-1336 BC.

Statue of the royal descendent Hetepheres (lim…

Statue of the royal descendent Hetepheres (limestone), mother of the pharaoh’s hairdresser, Rawer.

Carved in high relief from a single slab, this life-size statue of Hetepheres was originally part of a family sculptural group of five figures that included her husband, son, and grandchildren.

Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, ca. 2498-2345 BC. Now in the Worcester Art Museum.

Head of a man, ‘Salt’s Head&rsqu…

Head of a man, ‘Salt’s Head’ (painted limestone, height: 33.3 cms)

The bust known as “Salt’s Head” entered the Louvre in 1826, when Charles X purchased the magnificent collection of Henry Salt, British Consul in Egypt.

Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty, ca. 2613-2494 BC. Now in the Louvre.

“Whatever happens to you, don’t fall in …

“Whatever happens to you, don’t fall in despair. Even if all the doors are closed, a secret path will be there for you that no one knows. You can’t see it yet but so many paradises are at the end of this path…Be grateful! It is easy to thank after obtaining what you want, thank before having what you want.“

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grandegyptianmuseum: Vignettes from the Turi…

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Vignettes from the Turin Erotic Papyrus.

Discovered in Deir el-Medina in the early 19th century.

Ramesside Period, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1150 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Turin.

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Vignette from Book of the Dead of Userhetmos (papyrus). The deceased prays to the hippopotamus goddess Taweret and Hathor goddess of love and joy in the form of cow. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Nefertiti Bust, sculpture detail

Nefertiti Bust, sculpture detail

Bas-relief depicting men baking bread. Old Kin…

Bas-relief depicting men baking bread. Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, ca. 2494-2345 BC. Mastaba of Nefer and Kahay at Saqqara.

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Statuette of the lioness-headed goddess Sekh…

Statuette of the lioness-headed goddess Sekhmet (bronze and wood). Late Period, ca. 664-332 BC. Now in the Freud Museum.