miércoles, 30 de julio de 2014

fragment of a relief

Fragment of a relief. A Nubian warrior supports a wounded comrade. Excavated by EES at an Aten temple in 1936-7. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1348 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period, from Sesebi in Nubia. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Brooklyn Museum, New York . Location: 72.

model of a servant

A model of a servant girl carrying on her head a basket of loaves and pieces of meat. Country of Origin: Egypt Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Middle Kingdom. Material Size: Painted wood. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London. Location: 40.

spoon

Unguent or incense spoon with a handle in the form of a duck's head and the name of Queen Mutemwiya, wife of king Tuthmosis IV and mother of Amenhotep III. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th Dynasty, c 1419 - 1386 BC. Material Size: wood, l = 16 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Musee du Louvre, Paris . Location: 38.

martes, 29 de julio de 2014

Nebamon

A detail of a wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun depicting women guests at a banquet. The women wear elaborate gowns, jewellery and wigs topped by perfumed unguent cones. Country of Origin: Egypt Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1390 BC. Place of Origin: West Thebes. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London . Location: 108.

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lunes, 28 de julio de 2014

obelisco Hatshepshut

Queen Hatshepsut's obelisk. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: New Kingdom 18th Dynasty, 1473 - 1458 BC. Material/ Size: rose-coloured graniste from Aswan, H=27m, W=320 tons. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ N. J Saunders.

tomb of Huye

Relief from the tomb of Huye. The chief sculptor Yuti paints the statue of Princess Beketaten, daughter of Nefertiti and Akhenaten. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1352-1336 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period, Tell el-Amarna. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ . Location: 72.