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Model Bakery and Brewery from the Tomb of Meketre

Model Bakery & Brewery From the Tomb of Meketre -- Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 -- Reign of Amenemhat I -- Circa BCE -- Thebes, Egypt -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Temple at Luxor, Egypt  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Temple at Luxor, Egypt by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, At the southern end of the temple complex is the sanctuary which is surrounded by various chambers including a so-called Birth Room in which the birth of Amenhotep III is depicted in reliefs.

Trumpets over 3,300 years old, discovered in the tomb of the ancient Egyptian king, Tutankhamun. These instruments are the only two surviving trumpets from ancient Egypt

TRUMPETS Trumpets over years old, discovered in the tomb of the ancient Egyptian king, Tutankhamun. These instruments are the only two surviving trumpets from ancient Egypt

Interior View of Tomb of pharaoh Amenhotep II: Sarcophagus Room. KV35, Valley of the Kings, Egypt

Tomb of Amenhotep II, Thebes, Egypt. The author suggests this was the second Egyptian pharaoh to have the title Amenhotep II. The first was the Pharaoh of the Exodus who died in the Red Sea and the second, was buried here.

A new painting, depicting scenes of ancient Egyptian life, was discovered in 2012 in a tomb located about 1,000 feet (300 meters) east of the Great Pyramid at Giza. Pictured here the tomb is for a man named Perseneb whom inscriptions say was a "priest" and "steward." It dates to the middle or late fifth dynasty (ca. 2450-2350 B.C.). [Read full story]

In Photos: Tomb Painting Discovered Near Great Pyramid of Giza

A wall painting, dating back over years, has been discovered in a tomb located just east of the Great Pyramid of Giza. The painting shows vivid scenes of life, including boats sailing south on the Nile River, a bird hunting trip in a marsh.

HORUS AT THE TEMPLE ENTRANCE, EDFU |

HORUS AT THE TEMPLE ENTRANCE, EDFU |

The Abu Simbel temples are massive rock temples in Abu Simbel in Nubia, southern Egypt - the desert. They are on the western bank of Lake Nasser, southwest of Aswan.

The Abu Simbel temples are massive rock temples in Abu Simbel in Nubia, southern Egypt - the desert. They are on the western bank of Lake Nasser, southwest of Aswan.

Akhenaten (aka Amenhotep IV), father of Tutankhamen.  Interesting guy; tried to bring a form of monotheism to Egypt. I've heard many theories about his unusual and striking appearance, including the suggestion that he suffered from acromegaly.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akhenaten

Akhenaten (aka Amenhotep IV), father of Tutankhamen. tried to bring a form of monotheism to Egypt. I've heard many theories about his unusual and striking appearance, including the suggestion that he suffered from acromegaly.

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