Marcella Franklin

Marcella Franklin

Marcella Franklin
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Signet ring of Horemheb, the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. Louvre Museum, Paris

Signet ring of Horemheb, the last pharaoh of the Dynasty of Egypt. Louvre Museum, Paris www.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/ring-horemheb (other side)

Ancient Egypt: A 3300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten, is one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. As a result, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient world and an icon of female beauty. The bust is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose. Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany

Ancient Egypt: A painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten, is one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. As a result, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient worl

Cairo... The world is such an interesting place with interesting people and things to see

Celebrating Africa on "YOUR LIFE on Cairo. The world is such an interesting place with interesting people and things to see

Tutankhamun's Flexible collar of Nekhebet (vulture) with superb workmanship, made up of 256 gold plaques inlaid with polychrome glass and threaded together with borders of tiny beads.

Articulated collar representing Mut, the Vulture deity, her body composed of cloisonné feathers the Modern arabic egyptologists call rishi. Treasure of Tutankhamun, Cairo Egyptian Museum.

Ramses VI Tomb (KV9) adjacent to tomb of King Tutankhamen. A staircase leads down to the entrance where the lintel is decorated w/the traditional  scene of Isis & Nephthys kneeling at either side of the sun disc.

Ramses VI Tomb adjacent to tomb of King Tutankhamen, Egypt. A staircase leads down to the entrance where the lintel is decorated with a traditional scene of Isis Nephthys kneeling at either side of the sun disc.

Ancient Egyptian Jewelry and I want it all!!! Actually, a few of these pieces I do have replicas of on the store, but not as many as I would like!

Egyptian jewelry became popular when the Egyptians discovered Gold. They also used semi precious jewels including lapis lazuli and turquoise. Wearing jewelry was part of their dress. Children were "naked" until about 6 years old.

Menna's tomb (TT69) at Luxor- papyrus swamp scene. The artisan Menna was 'Scribe of the Fields of the Lord of the Two Lands' during the reign of Thutmose IV. Dyn 18

Papyrus swamp in Menna's tomb at Luxor. The Ancient Egyptian artisan Menna was 'Scribe of the Fields of the Lord of the Two Lands' during the reign of Thutmose IV.