EGYPTIAN SANDSTONE DOUBLE-SIDED STELE WITH A PHARAOH ENTHRONED UPON A DAIS. Probably a representation of Nectanebo I, he wears the double crown, tripartite wig, and kilt, and holds the was-scepter. Approaching from the right is the figure of a prince; with extensive hieroglyphic text. Reverse: A pharaoh standing right greets Amun, Horus, and Isis. XXXth Dynasty, 380-343 BC.
Nile Valley of Ancient Egypt ~ Egyptian civilization developed along the banks of the river Nile. The Nile Valley stands in sharp contrast to the arid deserts of Africa. Its long, narrow flood plain was a magnet for life, attracting people, animals and pl
A NEW KINGDOM LIMESTONE STELA dynasty xix-xx, 1307-1070 b.c. The dome-topped stele sculpted in sunk relief with Horus and Maat presenting a votive offering before the hippopotamus goddess Theoris who wears a horned solar-disk headdress, perhaps a dedication in hope of a child 7 in. (19.7 cm) high