Category: engraving

Mummy of Seti I

Engraving depicting the mummy of king Seti I (r. ca. 1290-1279 BC),

the son of Ramesses I and Sitre, and the father of Ramesses II

the Great. The mummy is now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Sculptors working on a statue

Ancient Egyptian sculptors carving and polishing a stone statue, from ‘Les arts méconnus : les nouveaux musées du Trocadéro’. Illustration by Émile Soldi, (Paris, 1881).

World Exhibition 1867: Temple of the Pharaohs

World fair, 1867, Paris: Egyptian temple, colored engraving.

Nitocris, according to Manethon, the last queen of Egypt of the VI dynasty. Engraving of 1880 in “El Culto De La Hermosura Tomo 1, Por Juan J. Huguet”.

The Younger Memnon. Bust of Ramesses II, from Ramesseum, West Thebes, 

engraving, 1879

Interior of the West Temple in Thebes, Egypt, engraving by Lemaitre from Egypte ancienne, by Jacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac, L’Univers pittoresque, published by Firmin Didot Freres, Paris, 1839. Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy.

From Athanasius Kircher’s Obeliscus Pamphilius, Interpretatio Noua & Hucusque Intentata Obelisci Hieroglyphici, 1650

Egyptian god Anubis or

Hermanubis, 17th century engraving.

Reproduction of relief of Ramesseum at ancient Thebes, depicting battle of Ramesses II against Kheta (the Hittites) at Kadesh on Orontes River, c.1274 BC. Engraving from

Atlas of Egyptian art

by Émile Prisse d’Avennes.

Transportation of obelisk of Luxor exalting the reign of the pharaoh Ramesses II, given by Muhammad Ali Pasha to French king

Louis Philippe in 1833, to be placed to the center of Place de la Concorde in Paris.

Frontispiece to Volume 1 of the `Description of Egypt`, engraved by Girardet and Sellier, and published under the orders of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1822