Built by Seti I and completed by his son Ramses II. The pillars in this temple contain carvings of very fine quality.

The Temple of Abydos

Built by Seti I and completed by his son Ramses II. The pillars in this temple contain carvings of very…

Akhnaton was a Pharaoh of Egypt in the eighteenth dynasty.

Egyptian Pharaoh Akhnaton

Akhnaton was a Pharaoh of Egypt in the eighteenth dynasty.

Alexandria, Pharos Island Lighthouse

Pharos Island Lighthouse

Alexandria, Pharos Island Lighthouse

A diety in Egyptian mythology.

Amen Ra

A diety in Egyptian mythology.

Sometimes known as Amenhotep III. Ninth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Egyptian dynasty.

Amenophis III

Sometimes known as Amenhotep III. Ninth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Egyptian dynasty.

Also known as Akhenaten. Ruled as pharaoh of the Eighteenth Egyptian dynasty for 17 years.

Statue of Amenophis IV

Also known as Akhenaten. Ruled as pharaoh of the Eighteenth Egyptian dynasty for 17 years.

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes, Ancient Egypt, part of the Thutmose III pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty.

Egyptian Amphora

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes,…

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes, Ancient Egypt, part of the twentieth dynasty.

Egyptian Amphora

This Egyptian amphora is a vase with a cover intended for water, oil or wine. It was found in Thebes,…

Anointing a guest with oil.

Anointing a guest

Anointing a guest with oil.

The god of the underworld in ancient Egyptian mythology.

Anubis

The god of the underworld in ancient Egyptian mythology.

"An Egyptian deity, styled Anepu on hieroglyphic monuments, was, according to mythology, the son of Osiris and Nephthys. By the Greeks, he was frequently styled Hermes or Hermanubis, combining the Egyptian with the Grecian name. He is represented on monuments as having the head of a jackal, with pointed ears and snout, which the Greeks frequently changed to those of a dog." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Anubus

"An Egyptian deity, styled Anepu on hieroglyphic monuments, was, according to mythology, the son of…

The Antique Terracotta arm-chair was in the form of a hollowed-out body of a sphinx.

Antique Terracotta Arm-chair

The Antique Terracotta arm-chair was in the form of a hollowed-out body of a sphinx.

An Egyptian man using bellows on a fire.

Bellows

An Egyptian man using bellows on a fire.

Brawl among Egyptian boatmen. Carving from the tomb of Ptah-hetep during the Pyramid age.

Egyptian Boatmen Fighting

Brawl among Egyptian boatmen. Carving from the tomb of Ptah-hetep during the Pyramid age.

This Egyptian bottle has a spherical bag-like body, almost disc shaped.

Egyptian Bottle

This Egyptian bottle has a spherical bag-like body, almost disc shaped.

This Egyptian bottle is without a foot and has two rope handles for suspension.

Egyptian Bottle

This Egyptian bottle is without a foot and has two rope handles for suspension.

This modern Egyptian bottle is made out of unglazed gray clay.

Modern Egyptian Bottle

This modern Egyptian bottle is made out of unglazed gray clay.

This modern Egyptian bottle is made out of unglazed gray clay.

Modern Egyptian Bottle

This modern Egyptian bottle is made out of unglazed gray clay.

This modern Egyptian bottle is made out of unglazed gray clay.

Modern Egyptian Bottle

This modern Egyptian bottle is made out of unglazed gray clay.

This Egyptian bucket is made out of bronze. An Egyptian origin it was used to draw water from the Nile. This type of bucket was typically carried on a yoke (wooden beam between two oxens) to prevent spilling.

Egyptian Bucket

This Egyptian bucket is made out of bronze. An Egyptian origin it was used to draw water from the Nile.…

This Egyptian bucket is made out of bronze. An Egyptian origin it was used to draw water from the Nile. This type of bucket was typically carried on a yoke (wooden beam between two oxens) to prevent spilling.

Egyptian Bucket

This Egyptian bucket is made out of bronze. An Egyptian origin it was used to draw water from the Nile.…

This Egyptian bucket was found in Thebes, Ancient Egypt during the reign of Tutmose III. An Egyptian origin it was used to draw water from the Nile. This type of bucket was typically carried on a yoke (wooden beam between two oxens) to prevent spilling.

Egyptian Bucket

This Egyptian bucket was found in Thebes, Ancient Egypt during the reign of Tutmose III. An Egyptian…

This Egyptian bucket is made out of bronze. An Egyptian origin it was used to draw water from the Nile. This type of bucket was typically carried on a yoke (wooden beam between two oxens) to prevent spilling.

Egyptian Bucket

This Egyptian bucket is made out of bronze. An Egyptian origin it was used to draw water from the Nile.…

Ancient Egyptian building

Building

Ancient Egyptian building

A North African, single humped, camel.

Dromedary

A North African, single humped, camel.

An illustrational of a decorative capital.

Capital

An illustrational of a decorative capital.

"In their private dwellings the Egyptians sometimes used graceful columns and the true arch (both of which forms the Greeks may have learned from them); but for their more important buildings they preferred massive walls and rows of huge, close-set columns, supporting roofs of immense flat slabs of rock." - West, 1904

A Capital from Karnak

"In their private dwellings the Egyptians sometimes used graceful columns and the true arch (both of…

The Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with opened papyrus flowers. It is found in Kom-Ombo an agricultural town in Egypt.

Egyptian Capital

The Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with opened papyrus flowers. It is found…

The Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with opened papyrus flowers. It is found in Philae an island on the Nile river in Egypt.

Egyptian Capital

The Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with opened papyrus flowers. It is found…

This Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with cinctured bundles of papyrus stems.

Egyptian Capital

This Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with cinctured bundles of papyrus stems.

This Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with cinctured bundles of papyrus stems. It is found in Luxor, Egypt.

Egyptian Capital

This Egyptian capital is the upper termination of the column with cinctured bundles of papyrus stems.…

An illustration of an Egyptian ivory carving.

Ivory Carving

An illustration of an Egyptian ivory carving.

A cat, from Egypt, kept as a pet and used in pest population-control.

Egyptian Cat

A cat, from Egypt, kept as a pet and used in pest population-control.

The Egyptian chair has legs that are prismatic or often turned, frequently with claw feet.

Egyptian Chair

The Egyptian chair has legs that are prismatic or often turned, frequently with claw feet.

The back of the Egyptian chair is treated as a frame.

Egyptian Chair

The back of the Egyptian chair is treated as a frame.

Upholstered Egyptian chair with patterned material.

Egyptian Chair with Patterned Material

Upholstered Egyptian chair with patterned material.

The Egyptian tomb of Ramses III Includes a mural painting of the tomb, Thebes.

Egyptian Tomb of Ramses III chair

The Egyptian tomb of Ramses III Includes a mural painting of the tomb, Thebes.

Portrait of Jean-Francois Champollion, a French scholar and decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Champollion

Portrait of Jean-Francois Champollion, a French scholar and decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Egyptian War-chariot

Chariot

Egyptian War-chariot

Chephren was an Egyptian pharaoh. His capital was at Memphis.

Egyptian Pharaoh Chephren

Chephren was an Egyptian pharaoh. His capital was at Memphis.

Columns

Columns

Columns

The length of the Dashur pyramid is approximately 200 feet.

Pyramid of Dashur

The length of the Dashur pyramid is approximately 200 feet.

"The houses of the artisans and husbandmen were generally of brick, and were as well furnished as the houses of the workingmen of to-day, and perhaps better built. In humbler homes the stools and benches and cots were of primitive patterns and rude workmanship; but in the houses of the well-to-do and wealthy the tables, beds, and chairs were elaborately finished and ornamented in the highest style with foreign woods and quaint devices of workmanship." —Ridpath, 1885

Egyptian Dwelling

"The houses of the artisans and husbandmen were generally of brick, and were as well furnished as the…

This Egyptian earring is a ring that is not quite closed.

Egyptian Earring

This Egyptian earring is a ring that is not quite closed.

Ten notable ancient Egyptian rulers, including Ramses III, Seti I, Gemahlin Amenophis III, Ptolemaeus Euergetes II, Nefertari, Arsinoe II Philadelphus, Aethopian, Cleopatra II, and Mutemua XVII.

Celebrities of Ancient Egypt

Ten notable ancient Egyptian rulers, including Ramses III, Seti I, Gemahlin Amenophis III, Ptolemaeus…

An Egyptian bracelet with two sphynx's.

Egyptian Bracelet

An Egyptian bracelet with two sphynx's.

A hinged egyptian bracelet.

Egyptian Bracelet

A hinged egyptian bracelet.

"A gold chain is formed of wires closely plaited and very flexible, the ends terminating in the heads of water fowl, and having small rings to secure the collar behind." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Egyptian Chain

"A gold chain is formed of wires closely plaited and very flexible, the ends terminating in the heads…

"A small porcelain cylinder ornamented with interlaced lotus flowers in intaglio, having a ring for suspension." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Egyptian Charm

"A small porcelain cylinder ornamented with interlaced lotus flowers in intaglio, having a ring for…

"Very old form of Egyptian Harp, resembling our modern violin." — Cooke, 1910

Egyptian Harp

"Very old form of Egyptian Harp, resembling our modern violin." — Cooke, 1910

The costume of an Egyptian King.

Egyptian King

The costume of an Egyptian King.

"Egyptian Lyre now at Berlin." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Egyptian Lyre

"Egyptian Lyre now at Berlin." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

An Egyptian necklace with three charms.

Egyptian Necklace

An Egyptian necklace with three charms.

The costume of an Egyptian Queen.

Egyptian Queen

The costume of an Egyptian Queen.

An illustration of an Egyptian royal boat from a sculptured tomb.

Egyptian Royal Boat

An illustration of an Egyptian royal boat from a sculptured tomb.

A statue of a man who recorded books and/or documents during the era of Ancient Egypt.

An Egyptian Scribe

A statue of a man who recorded books and/or documents during the era of Ancient Egypt.

"The skeleton lay on the left side with knees drawn up and hands raised to the head. About it were various articles of food and vessels of pottery."—Webster, 1913

A Prehistoric Egyptian Tomb

"The skeleton lay on the left side with knees drawn up and hands raised to the head. About it were various…

Egyptian vases.

Egyptian Vases

Egyptian vases.

A species of beet.

Crosby's Improved Egyptian

A species of beet.

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand." Exodus 2:12 KJV

Moses Slaying the Egyptian

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and…