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Ibis-headed Thoth with human body, Dyn.18

Ibis-headed Thoth with human body, Dyn.18

Nefertiti - who was the chief wife of the Pharoah Akhenaten and was the step-mother of Tutankhamun. She ruled alongside Akhenaten during the eighteenth dynasty (1550-1292 BC). Nefertiti means, “The beautiful one has arrived.”  Tutankhamun's mother has been confirmed as Mummy KV35YL, (her name is unknown) a sister of Akhenaten. In c.1348 BC Ankhesenamun was born to Akhenaten and Nerfertiti, making her Tut's half-sister. At the age of ten Tut married her. He died at the age of 19.

Nefertiti: Queen of Egypt - KingTutOne.com

Nefertiti is known for her elegant beauty. Her bust has been an icon for many women and for many modern cosmetic lines. Many societies around the world have adopted the queen as a symbol of true beauty. Some historians have…Read more Nefertiti: Queen of Egypt ›

Egyptian Goddess Nefertiti, limestone bust, created 1345 BC, discovered 1912, Neues Museum, Berlin | by Thutmose, (via alakzan)

tisntat: “ Nefertiti, limestone bust, created 1345 BC, discovered 1912, Neues Museum, Berlin | by Thutmose ”

Isis Suckling Seti I, Abydos. Nursing Mythology Ancient Egypt Art , Watercolor of Seti I suckling on Isis, the goddess of nature and motherhood. Seti I was a pharaoh during the Nineteenth dynasty, and was the father of Ramesses II. This relief was found at the temple at Abydos.This piece was illustrated By Walter Tyndale (1855–1943) 13 x 22 cm

Isis Suckling Seti I, Abydos. Nursing Mythology Ancient Egypt Art , Watercolor of Seti I suckling on Isis, the goddess of nature and motherhood. Seti I was a pharaoh during the Nineteenth dynasty, and was the father of Ramesses II. This relief was found at the temple at Abydos.This piece was illustrated By Walter Tyndale (1855–1943) 13 x 22 cm

Relief Sculpture Of Cleopatra VII 69-30 BCE

Relief Sculpture Of Cleopatra Vii 69-30 by Everett

Relief Sculpture Of Cleopatra Vii 69-30 Photograph by Everett

Genealogy of the Deities of Egypt - There were 29 major gods and goddesses that were worshiped by the ancient Egyptians.

Genealogy of the Deities of Egypt - There were 29 major gods and goddesses that were worshiped by the ancient Egyptians.

Isis Relief

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