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Slaves offering in ancient Egypt. Slave life: Many slaves who worked for temple estates lived under terrible conditions, but on average the Ancient Egyptian slave led a life similar of that of a serf. They were capable of negotiation transactions and owning personal property. Chattel and debt slaves were given food and probably not given wages

Slaves offering in ancient Egypt. Slave life: Many slaves who worked for temple estates lived under terrible conditions, but on average the Ancient Egyptian slave led a life similar of that of a serf. They were capable of negotiation transactions and owning personal property. Chattel and debt slaves were given food and probably not given wages

Pared del Templo Ramsés II en Abidos. XIX dinastía. Buey conducido al sacrificio.

Pared del Templo Ramsés II en Abidos. XIX dinastía. Buey conducido al sacrificio.

A major excavation led by the British Museum has unearthed a wealth of revealing detail about a Greek trading city in ancient Egypt. Wood from Greek ships and Egyptian figurines dedicated to a “festival of drunkenness” are among more than 10,000 ancient artefacts discovered on the site of the city of Naukratis, which was on the Nile delta. The ancient port is mentioned in the accounts of Herodotus, the Greek historian writing in the fifth century BC. The finds reveal a vast trading network…

Egyptian Stele of Thonis-Heracleion. The Naucratis decree BC) is a royal decree drafted by order of Pharaoh Nectanebo I BC) which refers to the collection of taxes for the construction of a temple to the goddess Neith.

Kawab with Hetepheres and Meresankh

Kawab with Hetepheres and Meresankh

Relief of Hesy-Ra (Hesire) from his Mastaba. Photo by James Edward Quibell…

As the name would suggest, a false door is an imitation door usually found in mortuary temples and tombs across ancient Egypt.

Miroir : tête de la déesse Hathor surmontée d'une ombelle de papyrus Nouvel Empire, 1550 - 1069 avant J.-C. bronze | Musée du Louvre

Miroir : tête de la déesse Hathor surmontée d'une ombelle de papyrus Nouvel Empire, 1550 - 1069 avant J.-C. bronze | Musée du Louvre

Ancient Egyptian pectoral featuring Anubis. (Walters Museum)

Pectoral with Female Worshiper and Anubis on Shrine. A glazed steatite pectoral with incised design. On the front a woman wearing a perfume cone worships the jackal god Anubis resting on a shrine.

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