Category: 19th dynasty

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel

The moon over the great temple of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel, Lower Nubia.

Duamutef canopic stopper Stopper from a can…

Duamutef canopic stopper

Stopper from a canopic jar in the form of the head of Duamutef, jackal-headed son of Horus, used with jar containing the stomach during mummification.

New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Now in the Louvre.

Relief of Ramesses II

Relief of Ramesses II

Detail of a bas-relief depicting Ramesses II (r. ca. 1279-1213 BC), from small temple built by pharaoh at Abydos. Now in the Louvre.

Statue of Meritamen

Statue of Meritamen

The Queen Meritamen wears two uraei on her forehead, while a diadem of cobras, each with a sun-disc, surmounts her wig. She also wears a large pectoral around her neck, and a tight fitting dress. She holds a menat-necklace in her left hand, which was shaken during religious ceremonies. 

Found at the Ramesseum, West Thebes. Now at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Relief of a honey beeDetail of a wall painting…

Relief of a honey bee

Detail of a wall painting from the Tomb of Seti I

(KV17). New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Seti I, ca. 1290-1279 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.

Siliceous faience vases

Siliceous faience vases

Used for the embalming of king Ramesses II (r. ca. 1279-1213 BC). Now in the Louvre.

Gods of the underworld tethered to Hathor, t…

Gods of the underworld tethered to Hathor, towing solar barque

Detail of a wall painting from the Tomb of

Ramesses I (KV16). New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses I, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.

Abu Simbel Temple

Abu Simbel Temple

Two of four colossal statues of Ramesses II at his great temple at Abu Simbel, 13th century BC, Lower Nubia.

Head of Ramesses II

Head of Ramesses II

Colossal head of pharaoh Ramesses II the Great (r. ca. 1279-1213 BC) of the 19th Dynasty, before first pylon in Luxor Temple.

Bust of Ramesses II

Bust of Ramesses II

Statue of pharaoh Ramesses II the Great (r. ca. 1279-1213 BC). Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.