Cat on a handle - Egypt - Late Period–Ptolemaic Period B.) Period: Late Period–Ptolemaic Period Date: B. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: H.) Credit Line: Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904 Metmuseum
An ancient Egyptian faience inlay depicting Thoth, god of wisdom, as the ibis with a feather, symbolising Maat, the goddess of truth/truth. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) ~ Thoth was very wise and had access to a great library of learning.
Fantastic face Oldest Known Life-size Statue Of Ancient Egypt -- BCE -- Dynasty, Reign of Userkaf -- Carved sycamore wood -- Discovered at Sakkara in the tomb of Ka-aper -- Egyptian Museum, Cairo by jolene
Another example of the union of animal and the divine in Egyptian culture. Relief plaque depicting a Ram as either Amun or Banebdjeder ram god of the northern city of Mendes Egypt Ptolemaic Period 300 BCE Limestone
Golden rings of the ancient world: examples from Rome, Greece and Egypt. 1 - The Roman ring in the form of a snake dates to the century AD. (The Walters Art Museum). The Greek example dates to the century BC.