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Milk was fed to sick Egyptian children from these Bes jars in hopes that the milk would be transformed into medicine. Photographed at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California.

Milk was fed to sick ancient Egyptian children from these ceramic Bes jars in hopes that the milk would be transformed into medicine. New Kingdom, Late Period, BC) Photographed at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California.

Sadigh Gallerys Ancient Egyptian Limestone Canopic Jar Incised onto the front,three rows of hieroglyphs.On the stopper,Thoth (baboon),the God of Wisdom.Canopic jars were used by the ancient egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife. 18th dynasty,1570-1085 BC

CANOPIC JARS/Egyptian-Carved limestone canopic jar with stopper. Incised onto the front, three rows of hieroglyphs. On the stopper, Thoth (baboon), the God of wisdom. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to

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Jar with Was-scepters and Ankhs New Kingdom, Dynasty reign of Amunhotep II - Thutmose IV

Taza de la Loza, en forma de una flor de loto.. En el antiguo Egipto la flor de loto es el símbolo de la nueva vida. También representó a lugares húmedos, tales como pantanos y ramas del Nilo. Es 15 cm de alto y 9 cm de diámetro.. Dinastía 19 (Período Ramesside), desde 1295 hasta 1185 antes de Cristo.  Fuente: Metropolitan Museo

An ancient Egyptian faience cup in the form of a blue lotus, a symbol of beauty and rebirth. Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Date: ca. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt Medium: Faience (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Head of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten. Detail. From Hermopolis. Around 1350 B.C. Kestner Museum, Hannover

Head of King Akhenaten. From Hermopolis. Around 1350 B. (I believe that this is actually a head of Nefertiti or one of the princesses.

Egypte annonce découverte du temple antique chat de déesse (AP)

Tomb Raider: ~ This limestone feline is among some 600 cat statues from a newfound temple dedicated to the Egyptian Cat Goddess Bastet. The ancient temple was recently discovered under the streets of modern-day Alexandria, Egypt.

Clepsydra or water clock, faience. Egypt, 4th century BCE. One of the earliest known time-keeping devices, water clocks had inner markings which revealed time passed as water ran out of them.

Clepsydra or water clock, faience. One of the earliest known time-keeping devices, water clocks had inner markings which revealed time passed as water ran out of them. And now I know what a water clock is.

Hedgehog    Middle Kingdom, XII-XIII Dynasty, 1938-1700 B.C.E. Egypt    Now located in the Brooklyn Museum    When food is scarce, hedgehogs retreat into underground dens for long periods, only to re-emerge in times of abundance. The Egyptians associated this behavior with rebirth and thus wore amulets in the form of hedgehogs or left figures such as this one in tombs.

Hedgehog Middle Kingdom, XII-XIII Dynasty, ca. Egypt Brooklyn Museum “ When food is scarce, hedgehogs retreat into underground dens for long periods, only to re-emerge in times of.

Two-Handled Jar from the Burial of Ruiu Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18, early Reign: reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III Da...

Two-Handled Jar from the Burial of Ruiu Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty early Reign: reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III Da.

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