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Tutankhamun represented as a sphinx, crushing the bodies of Egypt’s enemies. From a panel on a decorated box.

Tutankhamun represented as a sphinx, crushing the bodies of Egypt’s enemies.

The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan (Assuan), Egypt. Archaeologists claim the pharaoh known as Hatshepsut sanctioned its construction. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons.

The Unfinished Obelisk: Recently found in Aswan, Egypt, the obelisk was ordered by Hatshepsut in the mid BC and could have been the largest Egyptian obelisk ever erected--if it were completed. (Work at an archaeological dig in Egypt.

Pyramid; represents both trinity and quaternity, mingling of 3 and 4, the triad and the Tetrad.

The Great Pyramid (Pyramid of Khufu) was built as a tomb for the dynasty Pharaoh Khufu and is thought to have been begun in A wonder of the ancient world.

Pharaoh Seti I with Hathor, detail, Louvre.

*EGYPT ~ Pharaoh Seti I (Sethos I) with Hathor, detail, Louvre. His coiled hair is styled exactly like the Afar man with ghee on his hair, on this page.

*ANKESENAMUN:  born the 3rd daughter of Akenaten + Nefertiti. History tells us that there were at least 6 known daughters born to this famous couple; Mertaten, Meketaten, Ankhesenpaaten, Nefernefruaten, ta-Sherit, Neferefrure + Setepenre. The first 3 daughters appear to have had a more prominent position in the family hierarchy as they are depicted more frequently in pictures than the last 3.It appears that Akenaten,

Anjesenamón (or Ankhesenamun) was the third of six daughters of Akhenaten (Akhenaton) and the Royal Great Wife, Nefertiti, probably the first royal princess born at the capital of Egypt, Akhetaten.

Pillars of Kom Ombo Temple, Egypt (by Dietmar Temps). | A1 Pictures

The spectacular riverside setting of the temple of Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Pillars of the partly Roman forecourt of the Temple. View the Temple of Kom Ombo On Black Dietmar Temps www.

Statuette of Isis and Horus, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 304–30 b.c.  Egyptian  Egyptian faience    H. 6 3/4 in. (17 cm)  Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1955 (55.121.5)

Ancient Egyptian faience statuette of Isis and Horus. (Metropolitan Museum of Art) Here is another exquisite piece of faience depicting two of their most important Gods.

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