sábado, 9 de agosto de 2014

Dendera

A relief from the temple of Hathor at Dendera. A squatting woman is giving birth assisted by two goddesses Hathor. Hathor with Taweret was invoked during childbearing. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Ptolemaic Period c.323-30 BC. Place of Origin: Dendera. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 82.



Arsinoe III

Portrait head of Queen Arsinoe III.She belonged to a line of Macedonian rulers that reigned in Egypt after the death of Alexander the Great. Her hairstyle reflects the fashion of the period. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Hellenistic. Date/Period: 235-204 BC. Material Size: Bronze. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Antiquarium Gallery, New York . Location: 02.

viernes, 8 de agosto de 2014

priestess of Isis

The gravestone of a priestess of Isis. it is carved with a funerary urn from which a snake is emerging. Country of Origin: Italy. Culture: Roman. Credit: Werner Forman Archive/J.Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, USA

caja ushebris

One of a pair of wooden boxes which held the 401 shabti figures provided to work for Princess Maatkare in the afterlife. The texts note she is beloved of Osiris and Anubis. Maatkare was sister of Psusennes I and held the senior female religious title of God's Wife of Amun. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 21st Dynasty, c. 1000 BC. Place of Origin: Thebes, Deir el-Bahri. Material Size: Painted wood w = 43 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 39.

miércoles, 6 de agosto de 2014

Stela depicting Anubis and a mummy on a bed for for Pachom-alal, son of Peteharsomtous

Vemos al dios Anubis y la momia en su cama funeraria.
Mide 36.2 X 36 cm
Es del período romano y fue encontrada en Dendera.
Está en el Mueo Metropolitano.


metmuseum

 Stela depicting Anubis and a mummy on a bed for for Pachom-alal, son of Peteharsomtous


Stela of Siamun and Taruy worshipping Anubis

Stela of Siamun and Taruy worshipping Anubis.
New Kingdom
dnasty XVIII
Sandstone, paint

Met Museum.


source: metmuseum,.org

domingo, 3 de agosto de 2014

Sokaris

Falcon head representing the god Sokaris on the silver coffin of Shoshenq II from the royal necropolis at Tanis. Shoshenq II, High Priest of Amun at Thebes, ruled for a short period as co-regent of his father Osorkon I. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Pharaonic. Date/Period: Third Intermediate, 22nd Dynasty. Place of Origin: Tanis c. 890 BC. Material Size: Silver. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 39.