Viralpics

Ancient Egyptian predynastic and dynastic eras flint knives, c. 6000-400 BCE. [1172×1606]

Jan
18

Egyptian Goose in Florida [OC] [3024×4032]

Jan
14

The ancient Egyptian ‘Luxor Obelisk’ in Paris wearing a giant pink condom to advertise World Aids Day [1536×1024]

Jan
14

Ancient Egyptian relief carving of Caesarion offering ointment to Horus and Isis, mid-1st century BCE. Caesarion was the last Pharaoh of Egypt and son of Cleopatra VII (and possibly Julius Caesar). [8096×2904]

Jan
13

Egyptian obelisk “Cleopatra’s Needle” loaded into cargo hold of SS DESSOUG for transport to New York City, 1880. [1624×2297]

Jan
11

Roman bell in the shape of the head of the Egyptian god Bes. The deity took care of family life and home. The object was damaged – the tongue dropped out. The bell was made of bronze. [653×700]

Dec
23

[OS] Coffin of Lady Shaamunesu, “Songstress of the Sanctuary of Amun” 750 BC, 23rd Dynasty; gifted from the Egyptian Ottoman Govt to Brazil 1876; Museu Nacional, Rio; status unknown after the museum fire [811×540]

Dec
21

Egyptian Turquoise Baboon, circa 1390-1075 BCE [1179×2000]

Dec
20

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a sphinx while draining water from the pharaonic temple of Kom Ombo near the southern city of Aswan. [726×1130]

Dec
04

Egyptian Pantheon – 1752 [5184×3456][oc]

Dec
04

Diver excavates a large statue from the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, a port city known by both its Egyptian and Greek names. Before the founding of Alexandria, it served as one of the chief ports in Egypt. Probably founded around the 8th century BC, the city sunk in 8th c AD [1600×1200]

Dec
02

Egyptian Mummies (1924)[5384×3583][oc]

Nov
23

Mulukhiyah soup w/chicken and rice – fries w/ Egyptian seasoning – Cairo2go – Morgantown, WV [OC]

Nov
20

Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection [3456×5184][oc]

Nov
09

The Chaos of an Egyptian Street [OC][6000×4000]

Nov
09

Egyptian funerary face mask, encrusted wood, ca. 1400-1300 BC, end of 18th dynasty [985×788]

Oct
29

An Egyptian MiG-17 shot down during the dogfight over Sharm el-Sheikh. 1973 Yom Kippur War [640×454]

Oct
25

Emperor Caracalla depicted as an Egyptian Pharaoh, 211-217 AD. [640×860]

Oct
11

Gold fly amulets, Egyptian, 17th Dynasty, ca. 1580-1550 BC. [1241×821]

Oct
04

Egyptian Model Boat and Figures, 22nd-18th century BCE[OC][1936×2576]

Sep
28

Rami Magdy works on the restoration of a chariot from Tutankhamun’s tomb at the Wood Laboratory in the Grand Egyptian Museum’s conservation center. The first phase of the GEM will open the end of this year and will feature a special display of treasures from Tutankhamun’s Tomb [727×485]

Sep
24

Roman bronze shears (early scissor type) featuring Egyptian motifs. Trabzon (claimed), modern day north-eastern Turkey. ~2nd century AD. [2410×3848]

Sep
21

Marple Statue of ‘Hermanubis’. A combination of the Egyptian god Anubis and the Greek god Hermes that was popular in Egypt during the Roman period. The palm fern meant to be in the right hand is missing. Roman, Anzio. 1st to 2nd century AD. [683×1024]

Sep
12

Mausoleum in Egyptian Revival style, La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires [OC][3024×4032]

Sep
06

Ancient Egyptian papyrus contract: “The wet-nurse Shepenese agrees to suckle the steward Panese’s son with both breasts, if health permits, to wean and rear him and tend him for three years, against board and lodging and annual payments of oil and silver.” 223 BC. [3909×2698]

Aug
24