Four faience vases bearing the Cartouche of Ramesses II and dedications to Amun-Ra and Mut. Initially made as liturgical vases meant to hold offerings, they where later re purposed as canopic Jars. Egypt, 19th dynasty. 1279 to 1213 BC. [773×429]

Four faience vases bearing the Cartouche of Ramesses II and dedications to Amun-Ra and Mut. Initially made as liturgical vases meant to hold offerings, they where later re purposed as canopic Jars. Egypt, 19th dynasty. 1279 to 1213 BC. [773×429]

One of the Amarna letters. A series of 382 tablets archiving various correspondences between the Egyptian Pharaohs and rulers of surrounding nations. Most are written in Akkadian cuneiform, a common Lingua franca of the time period. Egypt (Akhetaten), 18th dynasty. 1350 to 1330 BC. [2028×3552]

One of the Amarna letters. A series of 382 tablets archiving various correspondences between the Egyptian Pharaohs and rulers of surrounding nations. Most are written in Akkadian cuneiform, a common Lingua franca of the time period. Egypt (Akhetaten), 18th dynasty. 1350 to 1330 BC. [2028×3552]

The Uraeus cobra that once adorned the crown of Pharaoh Senusret II, likely dropped when his pyramid was looted in antique. It’s made from Solid gold and adorned with black granite, Ultramarine pigment, Turquoise and carnelian inlays. Egypt, 12th Dynasty, 1991 to 1803 BC. [480×610]

The Uraeus cobra that once adorned the crown of Pharaoh Senusret II, likely dropped when his pyramid was looted in antique. It’s made from Solid gold and adorned with black granite, Ultramarine pigment, Turquoise and carnelian inlays. Egypt, 12th Dynasty, 1991 to 1803 BC. [480×610]

Lidded glass vase decorated with wave patterns and two duck heads. Found alongside several other items in the beauty case of Merit, buried in the same tomb as her husband, Kha. Egypt (Deir el-Medina), 18th Dynasty, 1425 to 1353 BC. [1008×1079]

Lidded glass vase decorated with wave patterns and two duck heads. Found alongside several other items in the beauty case of Merit, buried in the same tomb as her husband, Kha. Egypt (Deir el-Medina), 18th Dynasty, 1425 to 1353 BC. [1008×1079]