2014/05/28

Stela of Khons-hotep


At the top, a winged sun disc is depicted, underneath which are five columns of carved inscription. In the register below to the left is Amun-Re, a goddess and another deity, facing Montu-Re and a goddess.


Stela of Khons-hotep


 Amun is wearing the double crown with feathers and the falcon-headed Montu-Re a sun disc with uraeus and double feathers. They are both holding was-sceptres.

There is an offering table between the two groups of figures. In the bottom register on the left is the upper part of a figure of Amenhotep I and the head of Ahmose-Nefertari.

Ancient Egypt knife

Bone knife

A knife bone, probably used in the leather. It could also possibly be a gauge compensation. The knife is smoothed on one side, but retains its natural texture of the other.
 

Ancient Egypt knife



Ancient Egypt knife

 Discovered during excavations by the Egypt Exploration Society at el-Amarna during the 1928-29 season, the knife was purchased by the Castle Museum, Norwich, 1956.


Ancient Egyptian Anklets

Ancient Egyptian Anklets
 

Anklets was one of the types of jewelry that was 
s wears by ancient Egyptians

Ancient Egyptian Anklets
Anklet of elliptic shape. On its edges, it is decorated with geometric motives of triangles and grille. The decoration has a ponderous appearance, but its design is of great beauty and skill.

Ancient Egyptian Anklets

Circular anklet, elliptic in profile, with engraved decoration on both ends. Design of triangles and latticework.


Ancient Egyptian Anklets


Anklet, more or less elliptical in cross-section, with incised decoration consisting of a lattice pattern framed by a double incised line and triangles.

Ancient Egyptian Anklets

Anklet, more or less circular in shape and elliptic in cross-section. No decoration.


Mesehti Usekh Collar

Usekh Collar and Two Bracelets from the Tomb of Mesehti


A broad collar and two bracelets were found among the collection of the Mayor of Asiut, Mesehti.

The bracelets are composed of four rows of slender tubular beads of greenish and blue faïence, arranged alternately.

Usekh Collar and Two Bracelets from the Tomb of Mesehti

The collar has an outer row of leaf-shaped pendants of the same material and a pair of semicircular shoulder plates.

The form of the collar was achieved by using beads that decrease gradually in length from the upper to the lower rows and from the center of each row to the ends.

Sheshonq II Bracelet


Gold Bracelet with Scarab of King Sheshonq II

The piece of jewelry belongs to King Sheshonq the Second. The ends of the rigid bracelet are in the shape of lotus flowers with details that were once inlaid.

Gold Bracelet with Scarab of King Sheshonq the Second

The ends of the plain gold bracelet are joined by a finely detailed scarab of lapis lazuli. The body of the scarab is enclosed in a gold frame.

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