Tasherenese, mother of Pharaoh Amasis II
Statue of the god Horus as a falcon (bronze, 38.5 x 21 cm). Ptolemaic Period, ca. 305-30 BC.
Now in the Mediterranean Archaeology Museum, Marseille.
Hall of the Old Kingdom with a statue of the priest Ranefer, Museum of Boulaq (former Cairo Museum), 1860
View of west portico with painted columns, second courtyard of the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III. Medinet Habu, West Thebes.
Settle into some Sunday reading with a selection of five books curated by Elizabeth Frood, a lecturer in Egyptology at the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford. Here are her five book recommendations that take us away from the elite context of Egyptian history and focus on the ‘normal’ live of Egyptians.
inside of Pharaoh Sneferu’s pyramid.
Seti I with Ram horns, detail from a wall relief in the hypostyle hall of his mortuary temple at Abydos.