Ancient Civilization, BEAUTIFUL Egypt - Head of Ramses II at the entrance Pylons of Luxor Temple. Ramses added these Pylons and behind them a courtyard on the front of the existing temple, built by Amenhotep III
Queen Nefertari and Isis. Wall painting in the tomb of Queen Nefertari. It portrays the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis (right) leading Queen Nefertari by the hand. Nefertari lived from around BC and was the first wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II.
Amenhotep III was the ninth Faroah of the dynasty. He ruled over an era which was the most artistic in Kmt history, and at the height of its international power. Amenhotep III ruled for 39 years and was known as the 'Magnificent'.
This an Egyptian symbol Ankh. It symbolized eternal life to the Egyptians. This symbol was found in many writings and carried as amulets by the people. The afterlife played a big part in Egyptian culture
Stunning face hidden for thousands of years: The wooden sarcophagus was unearthed by a team of archaeologists from the University of Jaen, in Spain, who have been carrying out digs at at the necropolis of Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt
'Goddess supporting the sky at Dendera'. A goddess is supporting the sky with raised arms on the astronomical ceiling in the outer hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera. A winged sun disk hovers above it. Via Patty Flagler
Coffin F is one of three from an embalmer's cache from around the time of Tutankhamun, that shows faces with eyes shaped similarly to Queen Nefertiti's. Source: Heather Alexander for the Amenmesse Project)