Category: hieroglyphs

Funeral procession of Ramose, detail of a wa…

Funeral procession of Ramose, detail of a wall painting from the Tomb Chapel of Ramose

(TT55). Vizier under both Amenhotep III and Akhenaten. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1550-1292 BC. Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, West Thebes.

Detail of king Sneferu from his funerary templ…

Detail of king Sneferu from his funerary temple of Dahshur. The king is seated on a throne and wears the white robe of royal of the Hed-Seb festival.

Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty, ca. 2600 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Photo: W. Buss

An offering of incense to Osiris. Funerary st…

An offering of incense to Osiris.

Funerary stele, from Deir el-Bahari. Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, ca. 1070-945 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Column carved with figures and hieroglyphs, Te…

Column carved with figures and hieroglyphs, Temple of Kom Ombo

Door of the Tomb of Sennedjem (painted wood …

Door of the Tomb of Sennedjem (painted wood lined with stucco), detail,

from the Tomb of Sennedjem (TT1). New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Deir el-Medina, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Door of the Tomb of Sennedjem (painted wood …

Door of the Tomb of Sennedjem (painted wood lined with stucco), detail,

from the Tomb of Sennedjem (TT1). New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1292-1189 BC. Deir el-Medina, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Stele of the royal scribe Ani, from Tell el-…

Stele of the royal scribe Ani, from Tell el-Amarna

It depicts Ani and a steward, returning from an awards ceremony where he received from Akhenaten the “gold of honor” which he wears. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, Reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353-1336 BC. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Stele of the royal scribe Ani, from Tell el-…

Stele of the royal scribe Ani, from Tell el-Amarna

It depicts Ani and a steward, returning from an awards ceremony where he received from Akhenaten the “gold of honor” which he wears. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, Reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353-1336 BC. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Hieroglyphic inscription bearing cartouche wit…

Hieroglyphic inscription bearing cartouche with the Nomen of Queen Hatshepsut (Khnumt-Amun Hatshepsut. Joined with Amun, Foremost of Noble Ladies), engraved into her pink granite obelisk at the Precinct of Amun-Re, Karnak Temple Complex.

Wall relief depicting the Rekhyt bird (lapwing…

Wall relief depicting the Rekhyt bird (lapwing) with human arms raised, in an act of adoration, and wings pinned back, in an act of submission.

The combination of hieroglyphs must be read the whole people of Egypt worships the king. Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo.