jueves, 31 de julio de 2014

Amarna....

A unfinished relief fragment with the figures of Akhenaten and a child. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1352-1336 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Berlin . Location: 72

jewel chest of Tuyu

Detail from the jewel chest of Tuyu, depicting Heh, the god of the Million Years. Found empty of any jewels as the tomb was robbed in antiquity, the chest was originally constructed for Tuyu's daughter, Tiye, who placed it in the tomb as offering. Tiye became the wife of Amehnhotep III and mother of Akhenaten. Country of Origin: Ancient Egypt. Period/ Date: New Kingdom 1391 - 1353 BC, 18th Dynasty. Material/ Size: Wood, glod leaf, faience, ebony and painted ivory, H=38.5cm W=26.8cm. Place of Origin: Valley of the Kings. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Location 72

harpistsDrawn by Boudier, from a photograph taken Byjnsinger in 1881.



Harper playing [before Shu and Atum], scratched with graffito. Scene from tomb of Ramses III. (KV11)
Date New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, Rameses III
Source http://www.thebanmappingproject.com
public domain



 Drawn by Boudier, from a photograph taken Byjnsinger in 1881.


Amarna

Amarna style reliefs from the time of Amenhotep IV (better known as Akhenaten) depicting a charioteer.Detail of horses' heads. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th Dynasty 1350-1334. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ . Location: 76.

 A fragment of a relief. The legs of galloping horses. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1352-1336 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Schimmel Collection, New York . Location: 72.




Fragment of an Amarna head. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period c. 1373 - 1357B C. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Location: 48.


 A fragment of a relief with a depiction of a Nubian . Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty Amarna period. Place of Origin: c.1352-1336 BC. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ St Louis Art Museum . Location: 72.

anels of the shrine built to protect the sarcophagus

Detail from one of the panels of the shrine built to protect the sarcophagus of Queen Tiye, mother of Akhenaten. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period 1398 - 1338BC. Place of Origin: Tomb KV 55. Material Size: gilded wood. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Location 72

miércoles, 30 de julio de 2014

Flat-bottomed jar

Flat-bottomed jar with a rather short neck bearing an orange slip. There is black and red decoration in two horizontal superposed bands on the upper part of the exterior. The upper one is completely filled with a black design representing a vine-branch, a theme borrowed from Hellenistic Egypt, while the lower band contains a frieze composed of a series of drop-like shapes linked together by two horizontal lines.

Present location

INSTITUT DE PAPYROLOGIE ET D'ÉGYPTOLOGIE, UNIVERSITÉ DE LILLE III [02/049] LILLE

Inventory number

L 0312

Dating

MEROITIC PERIOD

Archaeological Site

AKSHA/SERRA WEST

Category

JAR

Material

POTTERY

Technique

FORMED ON THE POTTER'S WHEEL

Height

23.7 cm

Diameter

19 cm

Bibliography

  • Geus Francis, Nubie, les cultures antiques du Soudan, catalogue d'exposition, Lille,1994, p.110, n°144.
  • Vila André, "Le cimetière méroïtique", dans Aksha II, Paris, 1967, p.233, fig.206,c et pl. VI,4.
  • Gratien Brigitte, La Nubie au temps des pharaons, catalogue d'exposition, [Boulogne-sur-mer], 1975, p.27, n°291

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Cairo islámico

Domed mausoleum in the southern cemetery. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Islamic. Period/ Date: Mamluk 14th C. Place of Origin: Cairo. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 01
Two domed mausolea in the southern cemetery. The taller dome dates to the 15th C the shorter to the 14th. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Islamic. Period/ Date: Mamluk. Place of Origin: Cairo. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 01
View of the islamic necropolis of Cairo. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Islamic. Period/ Date: Dates from the Fatimid period 1oth C AD.. Place of Origin: Cairo. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 01