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.
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
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)
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. 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.