martes, 25 de noviembre de 2014

Coptic ostracon

Coptic ostracon



THEBES: WEST BANK...

The ostracon was acquired in 1901 at Thebes, in the vicinity of the Ramesseum. The verso bears a Coptic text in thirteen lines. It concerns a receipt for tax which seems to date from the first half of the 8th century.

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domingo, 23 de noviembre de 2014

Tutmosis III sphinx statue

Thutmosis III sphinx statuette, showing Pharaoh reclining on the Nine Bows. The front of the statuette uses the lapwing Rekhyt bird to say: "all the people give praise", using the hieroglyphs, nb, for all, the lapwing, for the people, and the star, for praising; (this is a rebus). Djed pillars of "Dominion" are on the side.

Nectanebo II statue pedestal


Nectanebo II statue pedestal. Ntr-Nfr-(Pharaoh-Wonderful), and "All the people make praise".

Relief of Traianus on the side of the mamisi of the Dendara temple, Egypt. Hathor suckling her son Ihy.

Relief of Traianus on the side of the mamisi of the Dendara temple, Egypt. Hathor suckling her son Ihy.


great temple of Ramses II in Abu Simbel.

Photo of a relief-section of hieroglyphs in the great temple of Ramses II in Abu Simbel. Hieroglyphics, top line (reading right-to-left): "Given: Life, Dominion, Power, Health, Ra-like, Forever". (Di, ankh, djed, Wsr, Senbi, Ra-Ma, Djet.)

Rejit

The Common Folk of Egypt, ca. 1539-1070 B.C.E. Faience, 4 1/2 x 4 x 7/8 in. (11.5 x 10.2 x 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 33.578.

menat

Part of a en:menat (a type of ritual necklace) depicting Haries Standing in front of the goddess Sehkmet, flanked by the gods Wadjet and Nekhbet (symbols of lower and upper egypt respectively). Catalog number: 23733. Circa 870 BC. Image taken at the Altes Museum, Berlin (part of the Ägyptisches Museum Berlin collection).