martes, 16 de septiembre de 2014

Tesoros de Psusennes I

Silver bowl from the tomb of king Psusennes I. The design imitates a woven reed basket. The king's name and titles are inscribed in a double cartouche. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 3rd Intermediate, XXIst Dynasty. Place of Origin: Tanis 1039 - 991 BC. Material Size: Silver h = 16.5 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 36A.
Gold funerary mask from the burial of Psusennes I. The king is shown as a young man, wearing the royal headcloth, secured by a uraeus or cobra, symbol of the protection of the sun-god. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 21st Dynasty, 1039 - 991 BC. Place of Origin: Tanis. Material Size: Gold, lapis lazuli, glass h = 48 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 39.

Silver spouted vessel, nemset, used for pouring libations of water. The text notes that the king Psusennes I is beloved of Osiris. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 3rd Intermediate, XXIst Dynasty. Place of Origin: Tanis 1039-991 BC. Material Size: Silver h = 12.3 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 36A.

Templo de Derr













El templo de Derr es un speos que fue mandado construir por Ramses II en la Baja Nubia.
En el año 1964 el templo fue desmantelado y reconstruido en su emplazamiento actual, debido a la campaña internacional para salvar monumentos al construirse la presa de Asuan.

Joyas

Heart scarab pendant, inscribed on reverse with chapter 26 of the Book of the Dead, from the tomb of General Wen-Djeba-En-Djed, senior official of Psusennes I. The text ensures the deceased retains his heart in the afterlife. The scarab was re-used from a Ramesside era royal burial. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 21st Dynasty, 1039 - 991 BC. Place of Origin: Tanis. Material Size: Green feldspar, gold chain. l = 5 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 42A.

Pair of rings from the tomb of General Wen-Djeba-En-Djed, senior official of Psusennes I. The stones are inscribed with the wedjat eye, the wounded and restored eye of Horus, to benefit the wearer in the afterlife. The re-used lapis lazuli ring was made for the XXth dynasty king Ramesses IX. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 21st Dynasty, 1039 - 991 BC. Place of Origin: Tanis, dia = 2.7 cm. Material Size: Gold,green stone,lapis lazuli. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo . Location: 42A.

domingo, 14 de septiembre de 2014

fuentes del Nilo. Philae

Esta es una de las imágenes importantes del templo de Philae.
Este bajorrelieve  está  situado en el quiosco de Adriano y representa las fuentes del Nilo según la creencia que tenían los antiguos egipcios ya que pensaban que Hapy surgía de Philae y representaron al dios con dos vasijas de las que surge el agua del Nilo.

sábado, 13 de septiembre de 2014

Offering platter

Plates such as this were placed in the tombs of less wealthy individuals to serve as magical substitutes for offerings of food and drink for the deceased. A trussed ox and other foodstuffs are represented, and a miniature T-shaped runnel acts as the channel for libations
First  intermediate period
22 cm
formed by hand

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND [30/002] DUBLIN

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chacal

Figure of recumbent chacal
wood painted
Third intermediate period or later
Brooklyn museum



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