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.
img_0999 King Ramesses II, 1279-1213 BC.
King Ramesses II, 1279-1213 BC.
img_1001 King Sety II, 1200-1194 BC.
King Sety II, 1200-1194 BC.
img_1006 Sarcophagus of Gemenefherbak, 7th century BC, a judge and prime minister.
Sarcophagus of Gemenefherbak, 7th century BC, a judge and prime minister.
img_1004 Sarcophagus: back.
Sarcophagus: back.
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img_1009 The king and God Amun: allegiance of the king to the God Amun. ca. 1300 BC.
The king and God Amun: allegiance of the king to the God Amun. ca. 1300 BC.
img_1012 Anthropoid coffin of a noblewoman, 946-712 BC.
Anthropoid coffin of a noblewoman, 946-712 BC.
img_1015 Papyrus, fragment of the Book of the Dead. Judgement of the deceased in a chapel through the weighing of his soul.
Papyrus, fragment of the Book of the Dead. Judgement of the deceased in a chapel through the weighing of his soul.
img_1017 Shawabti: funerary statuettes deposited in a tomb, to provide the deceased a substitute for agricultural work of the Afterworld.
Shawabti: funerary statuettes deposited in a tomb, to provide the deceased a substitute for agricultural work of the Afterworld.
img_1019 Shawabti of Sety I. More than 700 of these were found in Sety I's tomb. 13th century BC.
Shawabti of Sety I. More than 700 of these were found in Sety I's tomb. 13th century BC.

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