martes, 15 de abril de 2014

A vignette from the Book of the Dead of Lady Cheritwebeshet

A vignette from the Book of the Dead of Lady Cheritwebeshet. The killing of the Sun-god's enemies. In this case, the serpent, Apophis is depicted. Only two gods accomplished this deed. The first was Seth seen here spearing the serpent from the Sun-boat. Country of Origin: Egypt Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 21st dynasty c.1069-945BC. Material Size: Painting on papyrus. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 129.

viernes, 11 de abril de 2014

Modelo de casa

A model of a tall, narrow 'town-house'. The top windows are latticed and the flat roof is enclosed by a parapet. Such models were often used for funerary purposes and were called 'soul houses'. Country of Origin: Egypt Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Graeco-Roman period. Material Size: Clay. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London . Location: 40.

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Karnak






Relief from the White Chapel of Sesostris I, with cartouche. The chapel was built to celebrate the ''sed festival'', the festival connected with the royal jubilee during which rituals of renewal and regeneration took place. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty 1971 - 1926 BC. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ N. J Saunders.




jueves, 10 de abril de 2014

capilla blanca

The White Chapel of Sesostris I. The chapel was built to celebrate the ''sed festival'', the festival connected with the royal jubilee during which rituals of renewal and regeneration took place. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty 1971 - 1926 BC. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ N. J Saunders.




Relief from the White Chapel of Sesostris I. The chapel was built to celebrate the 'sed festival', the festival connected with the royal jubilee during which rituals of renewal and regeneration took place. Detail of the pharaoh and the god Amun-Min in his priapic form. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty 1971 - 1926 BC. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ N. J Saunders.


Relief detail from the White Chapel of Senusret I. Behind the king follows his 'ka' in the form of a banner with arms. It is flanked by the 'Horus' name of the king. Thus is established the godly rule of the king. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Middle Kingdom,12th Dynasty,. Place of Origin: Karnak 1965-1920 BC. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ . Location: 


Karnak..

View of the 7th Pylon, built by Tuthmosis III and with the remains of two seated colossi of the pharaoh in front. In the foreground are the jumbled remains of disassembled architectural blocks Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: New Kingdom 18th Dynasty 1504 - 1450 BC. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ N. J Saunders.


View of a hieroglyph wall and the two obelisks of Tuthmosis II (left) and Queen Hatshepsut (right) in the background. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: New Kingdom 18th Dynasty. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ N. J Saunders.




 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

Textos de Estelas

Hieroglyphic text from
Egyptian Stelae
British Museum
part I ,part II,part III, part IV , part V y part VI

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