Category: 20th dynasty

Polychrome sunk relief depicting Setau and his…

Polychrome sunk relief depicting Setau and his wife A’atmerut. High Priest of the goddess Nekhbet. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Tomb of Setau (EK4), El Kab.

Stele depicting goddess Meretseger “she who lo…

Stele depicting goddess Meretseger “she who loves silence”, with female body and snake head, followed by the powerful protective

goddess Taweret “she who is great”

depicted as a bipedal female hippopotamus with feline attributes. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1070 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Turin.

Columns in second court of the Mortuary Temp…

Columns in second court of the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, Medinet Habu

Damned who are beheaded, turned upside down, a…

Damned who are beheaded, turned upside down, and painted blood red by their executioners. Book of Earth, detail in burial chamber of Tomb of Ramesses VI

(KV9). New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.

Two silver bracelets inscribed for king …

Two silver bracelets

inscribed for king Seti II. Each shows a scene of Twosret offering to the enthroned king, she is standing, holding a vase in her left hand, and a flower in the right, while the king holds a cup and a leaf. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Two Uraeus wearing the solar disk with outstre…

Two Uraeus wearing the solar disk with outstretched wings, from the burial chamber entrance of the tomb of Amun-her-khepeshef (QV55). New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Valley of the Queens, West Thebes.

Goddess Isis upon the gold hieroglyph spre…

Goddess Isis

upon the gold hieroglyph spreads her protective wings,

engraved on the red granite sarcophagus of Ramesses III. Now in the Louvre.

A priest wearing the mask of Horus is perfor…

A priest wearing the mask of Horus is performing the Opening of the Mouth ritual. The purpose of the ceremonial Opening of the Mouth was to restore to the deceased the use of the senses, thus restoring life in the next world, wall painting from

the tomb of Inherkhau (TT359). New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Deir el-Medina, West Thebes.

Fragment of a relief depicting the fertility g…

Fragment of a relief depicting the fertility god Khnum or

Banebdjedet (limestone). Ramesside Period, New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Now in the British Museum.

King Ramesses III holding hands with god Shu, …

King Ramesses III holding hands with god Shu, wall painting from the tomb of Amun-her-khepeshef (QV55). New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Valley of the Queens, West Thebes.