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A royal head from ancient Egypt.

Georg Steindorff

A royal head from ancient Egypt.

by Georg Steindorff

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture, Egyptian.,
  • Portraits, Egyptian.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFreer Gallery of Art occasional papers,, v. 1, no. 5, Smithsonian Institution. Publication 4022, Occasional papers (Freer Gallery of Art) ;, v. 1, no. 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB75 .S9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 30p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6105177M
    LC Control Number51060448
    OCLC/WorldCa1128642

    The Book of Gates (sometimes also known as the “Book of Pylons”) is an ancient Egyptian religious text dating from the New Kingdom describing the journey of a deceased soul though the underworld with reference to the journey of the sun god during the hours of the night. Egyptian Symbols: Uraeus The uraeus or the rearing cobra is another important sign of royal regalia in ancient Egypt. It is usually seen on headdresses, crowns and the brow of statues of kings and queens and even extending to deities.

    rn / Ren (name) As a part of the soul, a person's rn (or Ren) (r n 'name') was given to them at birth and the Egyptians believed that it would live for as long as that name was spoken, which explains why efforts were made to protect it and the practice of placing it in numerous writings. The prenomen is the part of the titulary that follows the hieroglyphic group representing a papyrus plant and a bee, read as gh this group is usually translated as 'King of Upper and Lower Egypt', another reference to Egypt's geographical duality, it may originally have referred to the dual role of the King first part, nsw.t), appears to refer more to the divine.

    Library of Alexandria, the most famous library of Classical antiquity. It formed part of the research institute at Alexandria in Egypt that is known as the Alexandrian Museum. The library was named after Alexander the Great, who initiated the collection of documents in BCE. ANCIENT EGYPTWEBSITES AND BOOKS ON Websites on Ancient Egypt National Museum of Natural History. The King, The Tomb, The Royal Treasure. Thames and Hudson, Robins, Gay. Women in Ancient Egypt. Harvard University Press, director of excavations at the Giza Pyramids and head of Egypt=s Supreme Council of Antiquities.) Macaulay.


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