Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pic of the Day

Head of Amenhotep III, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From the Temple of Karnak, Eastern Thebes – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This limestone head of Amenhotep III represents him as a young man with a round face, almond-shaped eyes, curved eyebrows, with a small nose and mouth. This head was found in the Karnak temple…
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Relief in the Temple of Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – Western Thebes, Deir el-Bahri – Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This limestone relief is depicting three men holding sticks and leading a donkey. Above the three figures there is a line of a hieroglyphic inscription reading: ‘the donkey that carries his wife’. All the figures…
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Pic of the Day

  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Khonsu, First prophet of Menkheperre – Reign of Ramesses II, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 31, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna - “First Prophet of Menkheperre Thutmosis III" was the title of Khonsu (or To) who was…
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