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11 Ancient Egyptian Monuments and Artefacts that We Want Back H

11 Ancient Egyptian Monuments and Artefacts that We Want Back H


Ancient Egyptian architecture

The pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Four colossal statues of Ramesses II flank the entrance of his temple Abu Simbel

The Pyramids of Giza

Men and women were treated as equals in ancient Egypt. (Photo by Lizzie Shepherd

A view of the well preserved and beautifully painted Tomb TT3 from Deir el-Medina

The Small Temple, Abu Simbel (by Dennis Jarvis)

Ancient Egyptian funerary practices

Example of the inscriptions present throughout the complex. As visible from this image, the upper regions are painted, suggesting (in cannon with other such ...

egyptian inventions

A New Female Pharaoh for Ancient Egypt?

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This detail scene, from the Papyrus of Hunefer (c. 1275 BCE), shows the scribe Hunefer's heart being weighed on the scale of Maat against the feather of ...

The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art) Revised Edition

A fragmentary statue of Ahmose I, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Rosetta Stone

Statue of Hatshepsut on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Statue of Khufu in the Cairo Museum


(Photo by Michele Falzone via Getty Images)

Close-up of Egyptian hieroglyphs

Anubis weighing the soul of the scribe Ani, from the Egyptian Book of the Dead

Ancient Egyptian technology

Hieroglyphics on a temple wall at Karnak, Egypt.

Temple of Luxor, Egypt

The hieroglyphs Son of Ra were inscribed over the cartouche of the birth-name of Thutmos III. 18th Dynasty. From Egypt. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian ...


Egyptian mythology

Pyramids at Giza. (DEA/A Vergani/De Agostini/Getty Images)

A section of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which is written and drawn on papyrus

A close-up of one of the colossal statues of Ramesses II wearing the double crown of Lower and Upper Egypt

Head of Hatshepsut wearing the royal headdress. 18th Dynasty, c. 1460 BC. State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich


Amon, king of the Egyptian deities, in the form of a ram protecting Taharqa

A composite image featuring a facsimile painting depicting Nubian tribute presented to a king, the

Shabties of King Pinudjem I, ca. 1025-1007 B.C.E., 16.190, Brooklyn Museum

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Pharaoh's name omitted in the first five books of the Bible

... Haremhab as a Scribe of the King ...

... Stela of King Intef II Wahankh ...

Khafre Enthroned

Golden funerary mask of Tutankhamun, inlaid with lapis lazuli, obsidian and turquoise. (

... The Singer of Amun Nanys Funerary Papyrus ...

Large, shadowy room filled with tall, thick columns. The column capitals are shaped

... Relief on the North Wall of a Chapel of Ramesses I ...

Great Pyramid of Cheops at Giza, which was not, as many believe, built

Ancient Egyptian Bronzes

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These Canopic Jars depict the four sons of the deity Horus the Elder and the deity Isis (1070-940 BC)

A Ghost Story of Ancient Egypt

Egyptian Pyramids

Ancient Greece


Death Mask of Tutankhamun

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Ancient Egyptian Timeline

King-list of Egypt, Detail of the 18th Dynasty

10 Things You Need to Know About Egypt's Pharaohs

In addition to the relevance given to the surface as a support for inscriptions and depictions, the setting of an artefact became crucial in terms of its ...

Relief showing an ornately dressed Egyptian man reaching toward a male figure on a pedestal

Khafre's pyramid in the background

Religion and gods in ancient Egypt

Sets of Columns at Temple of Horus, Egypt

Sevens Wonders of the Ancient World

10 Awe-Inspiring Photos of the Ancient Pyramids of Egypt