Category: 19th dynasty

King Seti I making an offering to Amun, bas-…

King Seti I making an offering to Amun, bas-relief from the north exterior wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak.

Detail of a ram head relief in the precinct of…

Detail of a ram head relief in the precinct of Amun-Re at Karnak 

Hapi tying the papyrus and reed plants in th…

Hapi tying the papyrus and reed plants in the sema tawy symbol for the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt. Detail from the base of a colossal statue of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel, Nubia.

Columns of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Pre…

Columns of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Precinct of Amun-Re at Karnak

Detail from the vaulted ceiling of the Tomb …

Detail from the vaulted ceiling of the Tomb of Pashedu shows a procession of gods including Osiris, Isis, Nut, Nu, Nephthys, Geb, Anubis and

Wepwawet, with texts from the ‘Litany of Re’.

New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Deir el-Medina, West Thebes.

An ostracon depicting a cat with a shepher…

An ostracon depicting a cat with a shepherd’s crook and a bag over his shoulder guards six geese and a nest of eggs.

Drawing on limestone of a scene from a fable. New Kingdom, 19th dynasty, ca. 1120 BC. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. 

Stela of King’s Scribe and General Kas…

Stela of King’s Scribe and General Kasa,

adoring Anubis, from his tomb at Saqqara (painted limestone). Reign of Seti I. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1290-1279 BC.

Now in the Mediterranean Archaeology Museum, Marseille.

Serket, goddess of protection against disease …

Serket, goddess of protection against disease and poison.

She is often depicted as a woman with a scorpion gracing her crown. Detail of a wall painting from the Tomb of Nefertari (QV66).

New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Valley of the Queens, West Thebes.

Aerial view of the Abu Simbel temple complex …

Aerial view of the Abu Simbel temple complex

Construction of the temple complex started in approximately 1264 BC and lasted for about 20 years, until 1244 BC, it is one of six rock temples erected in Nubia during the reign of Ramesses II.

Colossus of Ramesses II (1279-1213 BC). Me…

Colossus of Ramesses II (1279-1213 BC). Memphis Museum, Giza