Gold arm ornaments probably made in Alexandria Egypt for a noble of the Ptolemaic dynasty Greek 220-100 BCE

Gold arm ornaments probably made in Alexandria Egypt for a noble of the Ptolemaic dynasty Greek BCE.

Ptolemy I Soter   Paris, Musée du Louvre, August 2012  Marble bust of Ptolemy I Soter, former general of Alexander the Great and founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty, which ruled Egypt for almost three centuries.  MR 457. Graeco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic Dynasty (3rd Century BCE). Marble. 18th-century restorations by Augustin Pajou.

Ptolemy I Soter - the former general of Alexander the Great and founder of the greco-egyptian Ptolemaic Dynasty, which ruled Egypt for almost 3 centuries.

Carved Garnet Portrait  --  Hellenistic  --  Mid-3rd Century BCE  --  Likely Queen Berenice II, wife of the 3rd ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt & murdered after his death.  Belonging to Emory University

Carved Garnet Portrait -- Century BCE -- Hellenistic -- Likely a portrait of Queen Berenice II, wife of the ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt who was murdered after his death -- Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, Atlanta.

Ptolemy I Soter I (the Savior), also known as Ptolemy Lagides, was a Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt (323 BC – 283 BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In 305/4 BC he took the title of pharaoh.

Bust of Ptolemy I Soter I c. 367 BC – c. 283 BC, was a Greek Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In BC he demanded the title of pharaoh.

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant there were courts, halls, sanctuaries & rooms duplicated for 2 sets of gods. The temple was started by Ptolemy VI Philometor (180-145 BC) at the beginning of his reign & added to by other Ptolemys, most notably Ptolemy XIII (51-47 BC), who built the inner and outer hypostyle halls. (V)

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant there were courts, halls, sanctuaries & rooms duplicated for 2 sets of gods.

Guardian statue of Nephthys, sister of Osiris, mourning the deceased Meret-it-es Egyptian 30th Dynasty to early Ptolemaic Dynasty 380-250 BCE | Photographed at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.

"Guardian statue of Nephthys, sister of Osiris, mourning the deceased Meret-it-es Egyptian Dynasty to early Ptolemaic Dynasty BCE. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Taken on May 2016 by Mary Harrsch" ^**^

Vulture Headdress Inlay, 100-1 BC                                                Egypt, Ptolemaic Dynasty

Vulture Headdress Inlay, BC Ptolemaic period Gold and semi precious stones} Cleveland Museum Egypt, Ptolemaic Dynasty

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu.

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo.

Cleopatra Last Pharaoh of Egypt...

Papyrus painting of Cleopatra. Cleopatra (Late 69 BC – August 30 BC) was the last active pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, only shortly survived by her son, Caesarion as pharaoh.

Cleopatra VII was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty, ruling Egypt from 51 BC - 30BC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/cleopatra.shtml

Cleopatra VII was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty, ruling Egypt from 51 BC - 30 BC. She is celebrated for her beauty and her love affairs with the Roman warlords Julius Caesar and Mark Antony

Cleopatra on Egyptian museum entrance

Cleopatra on Egyptian museum entrance- Last of the Greek Ptolemaic Dynasty in Egypt. < One of my favourite images of ancient Egypt. We are fortunate to have art treasures like this after the passage of so many centuries.

Ancient Egyptian Carved Lapis Lazuli Reclined Cat - 2" (5.08 cm) x 1.75" (4.445 cm) - Ptolemaic Dynasty 323-30 BC (last dynasty of Ancient Egypt)

Ancient Egyptian Carved Lapis Lazuli Reclined Cat - cm) x cm) - Ptolemaic Dynasty BC (last dynasty of Ancient Egypt) lapis lacatloaf

Cartonnage Mummy Case, c. 50 BC - AD 50 Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty to early Roman Empire cartonnage, painted and gilded, with glass inlays, Overall - h:20.50 w:57.00 l:166.50 cm (h:8 1/16 w:22 7/16 l:65 1/2 inches). Cleveland Museum of Art

Cartonnage Mummy Case, c. 50 BC - AD 50 Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty to early Roman Empire cartonnage, painted and gilded, with glass inlays! Cileveland Museum of Art

Canopic chest |Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

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