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Egyptians Gallery

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Choose from 243 pictures in our Egyptians collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Great Queens of the Past No 1 - Nefertiti

Nefertiti, Queen of Akhna-ton, pictured officiating as priestess in her own temple in the City of Horizon. The little princes and princesses stand beside the king, who, wearing the military head dress of the Pharaoh is seen seated before the altar. At the steps of the altar itself is Nefertiti addressing the great Aton. First in a series of four historical recreations imagining scenes in the lives of great queens from history by the artist, Fortunino Matania in The Sphere. Date: 1927

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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From Palace to Tomb, Ancient Egypt Reconstruction by Matania

Episode III - From the Palace to the Tomb - Going West to the Burial Place. Third in a series of illustrations depicting the journey of a deceased Pharaoh from palace to tomb, reconstructed by Sphere special artist, Fortunino Matania in the magazine's special Egypt number. Here, following a journey across the Nile, the body of the Pharaoh 'goes west' in a huge funeral procession across the plain towards the burial place. The funerary coffer or shrine is placed on a boat shaped platform, and is drawn by four oxen; these are later offered up as sacrifices at the entrance to the tomb. The wife of the deceased mourns her loss by the side of the coffin while a number of slaves bear offerings of cakes, flowers, jars of water, vials of perfume and vases of alabaster containing unguents. Following that are all the items, from state couches to small scarabs, beds, chairs, jewellery, weapons and armour, that the deceased may need in the afterlife. Behind the oxen walks the master of ceremonies in a leopard skin holding a libation vase from which he sprinkles water on the final resting place to purify it. Following the bier comes the crowd of mourners. Date: 1923

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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Stele about priestess Takerseb. 332-30 BC. Limestone. Egypt

Stele about priestess Takerseb making offerings to the Gods (from right to left) Osiris, Min, Horus, Anubis, Isis and Metis. Ptolemaic Period. 332-30 BC. Limestone. Detail. Egypt. Archaeological Museum. Istanbul. Turkey.

© Thaliastock / Mary Evans

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