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Chapter 2 Part 2 Eye makeup in Egyptian culture was worn mainly by royalty and leaders. Eyes were thought to protect against illness and were a part of their spiritual beliefs.

The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period c.1373-1357 BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna. Material Size: Painted limestone. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Berlin . Location: 48.

The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Date/Period: Amarna period BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna

Gold bracelet from the tomb of Shoshenq II mounted with a lapis lazuli scarab. The name of Djedptahefankh inscribed on the reverse of the scarab indicates it may be a reused piece dating from the late New Kingdom. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 3rd Intermediate, 22nd Dynasty,. Place of Origin: Tanis c. 890 BC. Material Size: Gold, lapis lazuli, dia = 6.7 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo .

Gold bracelet from the tomb of Shoshenq II. Date/Period: Intermediate, Dynasty,. Place of Origin: Tanis c. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Sure, maybe you can walk like an Egyptian, but do you truly understand Egyptian geography and culture? Use this ‘E’ for Egypt

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Gold Necklace with Amphora (Vase) Pendant  Date: 4th century Geography: Made in, Alexandria, Egypt Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold

Gold Necklace with Amphora (Vase) Pendant Date: century Alexandria, Egypt Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold

A detail of a painting from the tomb of Nakht depicting three female musicians. Detail of flutist. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian...

A detail of a painting from the tomb of Nakht depicting three female musicians. Detail of flutist. Country of Origin: Egypt.

Gold Glass Medallion with a Mother and Child dated early 4th century Geography: Made in, probably Alexandria, Egypt Culture: Roman...part of Medieval Art and The Cloisters

*EGYPT ~ Gold Glass Medallion with a Mother and Child Date: early century Geography: Made in, probably Alexandria, Egypt Culture: Roman Medium: Glass, gold leaf

Clay Bird Diety Statuette of a Woman, Egypt,  Predynastic, before 3000 BCE. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London

Clay Bird Diety Statuette of a Woman, Egypt, Predynastic, before 3000 BCE. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London

Tunic Fragment with Applied Bands, 6th–9th century, Coptic, Egypt Culture. Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave.

MET Tunic Fragment with Applied Bands Object Name: Tunic fragment Date: century Geography: Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Wool, linen;

Egypte, culture de Nagada II : palette à fard, tombe 59 de Guizeh. Schiste. Musée du Caire. (Site Egypte antique)

Material: Schist Size: Height: 15 CM Location: Geza, Tomb 59 Excavator: W. Petrie's Excavations of 1911 Period: Predynastic Period, Naqada II BC)

14 c. Mamluk silk textile: ogees with rosettes with the name of the Sultan woven in. Gold on blue

Mamluk silk textile: ogees with rosettes with the name of the Sultan woven in. Gold on blue

Early Christian stela incorporating a looped cross (crux ansata) or ankh symbol, surrounded by the vine of eternal life, illustrating the fusion of pharaonic iconography with Christian motifs in Byzantine Egypt.  Country of Origin: Egypt .:. Culture: Coptic .:. Date/Period: 4th-7th C AD .:. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     .:.

Early Christian stela incorporating a looped cross (crux ansata) or ankh symbol, surrounded by the vine of eternal life, illustrating the fusion of pharaonic iconography with Christian motifs in Byzantine Egypt.

Painting of a winged cobra from the staircase leading to the burial chamber of Queen Nefertari. It is offering protection to a shen sign, symbol of infinity. Country of Origin: Ancient Egypt Culture: Ancient Egyptian Date / Period: New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1290 – 1254 BC. Place of Origin: Western Thebes, valley of the Queens.

Painting of a winged cobra from the staircase leading to the burial chamber of Queen Nefertari. It is offering protection to a shen sign, symbol of infinity. New Kingdom, Dynasty, 1290 – 1254 BC – Western Thebes, valley of the Queens.

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