domingo, 10 de agosto de 2014

Niuserre

Offering table at Niuserre's sun temple. Being found in the area previously known as the Great Slaughterhouse, the table has surfaces carved in the form of the hieroglyphic symbol 'hetep', meaning offering. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Old Kingdom,5th Dynasty,2500-2350 BC. Place of Origin: Abusir, Abu Ghurab. Material Size: Alabaster. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ . Location: 01





tomb of Userhet

A fragment of a wall painting from the tomb of Userhet, first prophet of the royal ka of Tuthmosis I, showing the gift of the tree goddess: loaves, figs, a pomegranate, grapes and a honeycomb. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th Dynasty, c. 1500 BC. Place of Origin: Thebes, tomb TT51. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ . Location: 127.

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Hetepheres







sarcophagus of Butehamun

A detail of the painted sarcophagus of Butehamun. In the act of creation the air god Shu holds aloft the sky goddess Nut, separating her from Geb. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 21st dynasty c.1069-945BC. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Turin . Location: 91.