Egyptian museum

2010-09-24
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img_0979 The Egyptian museum in Turin is one of the largest in the world. It started with the collection of general to Napoleon, Bernardino Dovretti, who assisted...
The Egyptian museum in Turin is one of the largest in the world. It started with the collection of general to Napoleon, Bernardino Dovretti, who assisted…
img_0977 The tomb of Kha is the best surviving furnished non-royal tomb from ancient Egypt. Kha started as a scribe and rose to the rank of architect in the 14th century...
The tomb of Kha is the best surviving furnished non-royal tomb from ancient Egypt. Kha started as a scribe and rose to the rank of architect in the 14th century…
img_0976 Decorated wooden coffer with pediment lid. The coffer depicts Kha and Merit. The young couple on the left may be their offspring. The coffer contained...
Decorated wooden coffer with pediment lid. The coffer depicts Kha and Merit. The young couple on the left may be their offspring. The coffer contained…
img_0984 Inlaid coffer depicting on the lid 2 storeys of palm-form columns, separated by curtained bichrome vitreous paste openings. Wood, ivory, vitreous paste,...
Inlaid coffer depicting on the lid 2 storeys of palm-form columns, separated by curtained bichrome vitreous paste openings. Wood, ivory, vitreous paste,…
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img_0992 The temple of Ellesija in Nubia, in present-day Sudan. The small temple was cut in desert sandstone in the 15th century BC. The intent of the temple was to...
The temple of Ellesija in Nubia, in present-day Sudan. The small temple was cut in desert sandstone in the 15th century BC. The intent of the temple was to…
img_0993 Inside the temple of Ellesija.
Inside the temple of Ellesija.
img_0994 Bes, a minor deity of sleep, dance and joyful expression, who also protected children and women in childbirth.
Bes, a minor deity of sleep, dance and joyful expression, who also protected children and women in childbirth.

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