Sarcophagi display - Our Life After Death in Ancient Egypt - Gallery at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK. Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford. Britain’s oldest public museum. Entry is FREE
Mummy of Pharaoh Ramesses II Issued a Passport to Travel to France
Ramesses II is often called one the greatest pharaohs of ancient Egypt. He reigned for over 60 years and accomplished much during his lifetime. His achievements were not matched by the pharaohs who preceded or succeeded him. Even after death, Ramesses II continued to be unique. 3000 years after Ramesses II died he became the only mummy with a passport issued by a modern government.
field museum mummy
apparently the facial features of this mummy are so well-preserved because he worked at the temple... though not necessarily a high-class citizen, he did get top-notch mummification as a job perk.
Egyptian Art Print Ancient God Anubis
11x14 inch art print of Anubis, ancient Egyptian god of death, magic, and guardian of the necropolis (city of the dead).Easily the most recognizable of the egyptian gods, usually depicted as a black jackal or man with the head of a jackal.The hieroglyphs above read, "Anubis, guardian of the necropolis".The original was a mixed media painting.The art is printed in excellent quality on a hand made bark fiber paper. The paper is a natural light tan color and has a nice texture that gives the…
Mummy of Ramesses IX
Mummy of Ramesses IXRamesses IX was probably a grandson of Ramesses III. He ruled for nineteen years approximately, died at the age of 50 and was succeeded by Ramesses X. He was buried in tomb (KV6)...
One of the three mummies discovered in the first chamber of Tomb no KV 35 (valley of the kings) in 1900 , the so called "elder lady" which might belong to queen TIYE ,the favorite consort of Amunhotep III.
The day Ramses II moved his arm
In 1902, when a group of scientists was examining the famous pharaoh‘s mummy in the recently opened Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, Cairo, an event took place that shocked those gathered there and even novelists of the stature of Pierre Loti or Vicente Blasco Ibáñez collected in their works. After its discovery in the Deir …
Mummy of Prince Amenemhat before Unwrapping, 1919, by Ambrose Lansing
Mummy of Prince Amenemhat before Unwrapping, 1919, by Ambrose Lansing by florence on Indulgy.com
New secrets about mummification discovered in Egypt
Thanks to the Papyrus Louvre-Carlsberg we now know how the mummification of the face was carried out. A researcher at the University of Copenhagen has studied a short mummification manual discovered in the Papyrus Louvre-Carlsberg that contains some techniques previously unpublished, such as the treatment of the deceased’s face. In ancient Egypt, embalming was considered …
Remains of pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut ID’d
Egyptian authorities said that a mummy found a century ago has been identified as the remains of pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, who ruled over Egypt during the 15 century B.C.
The History Blog
CT scan shows brain-removal stick lodged in the cranial cavity. A tool used by ancient Egyptian embalmers to remove the brain was found lodged in the skull of a 2,400-year-old mummy. Published in the current issue of the medical journal RSNA RadioGraphics, this discovery is only the second such instrument ever recovered from a mummy’s skull and it’s the oldest.