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Faience amulet in the shape of an ankh, 25th dynasty to Late Period, about 700-500 BCE.  It represents a wish, probably for the king, of  ” life, power and stability for millions of years “.  The amulet was acquired by Lord Kitchener in the Sudan, probably at Gebel Barkal and originated in a temple.  ( lessing Archive )

Faience amulet in the shape of an ankh, 25th dynasty to Late Period, about 700-500 BCE. It represents a wish, probably for the king, of ” life, power and stability for millions of years “. The amulet was acquired by Lord Kitchener in the Sudan, probably at Gebel Barkal and originated in a temple. ( lessing Archive )

Thoth, Egypt - credited with the creation of a number of branches of knowledge (law, magic, philosophy, religion, science, and writing).  An infallible judge capable of rendering completely just decisions. The Greeks admired him so greatly that they credited him as the originator of all knowledge on earth and in the heavens. http://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/

Thoth, Egypt - credited with the creation of a number of branches of knowledge (law, magic, philosophy, religion, science, and writing). An infallible judge capable of rendering completely just decisions. The Greeks admired him so greatly that they credited him as the originator of all knowledge on earth and in the heavens. http://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/

This is the mummy case of Princess Sitamun, daughter of Amunhotep III and Queen Tiye, and very probably the mother of King Tutankhamun.

This is the mummy case of Princess Sitamun, daughter of Amunhotep III and Queen Tiye, and very probably the mother of King Tutankhamun.

Hand of Akhenaten making an offering to Aten.  Ancient Egypt, from Ashmunein Dynasty 18 Sandstone Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hand of Akhenaten making an offering to Aten. Ancient Egypt, from Ashmunein Dynasty 18 Sandstone Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cult image of the God Ptah [Egyptian] (2007.24) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cult image of the God Ptah [Egyptian] (2007.24) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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