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Amnte Nofre - Egyptian Religion — statuette (painted limestone, H.27cm) of a priest...

statuette (painted limestone, H.27cm) of a priest holding a standard topped by the Hathor-head. 1539-1076 BCE; now in the Egyptian Museum of Torino…

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Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.

Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.

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Necklace from the tomb of Queen Ahhotep I (c.1550 BC), now in the Egyptian Museum Cairo. Fly amulets were generally given for military acheivement and bravery in battle.

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Falcon collar of Princess Neferuptah Twelfth Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III, 1831-1786 BC | gold, carnelian, feldspar | The Egyptian Museum, Cairo

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42 Ideals of Ma'at - The Egyptian Goddess of Justice. Cop tattoo possibilities...This is just plain awesome!

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Crystal Palace Egyptian Court – Detail of the Philae Portico. Photographed in Dufay colour by Arthur Talbot – London August 1936

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Falcon collar of Princess Neferuptah. Made of gold, carnelian and feldspar. Dated from the twelfth dynasty of Egypt, reign of Amenemhat III, 1831-1786 BCE. (The Egyptian Museum, Cairo.)

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An Old Kingdom scribe from a 5th dynasty tomb in Saqqara sits in the classic pose of a high official. His left hand unrolls a papyrus scroll while the right rests on the document. Writing in Egypt was invented to keep records of the estates in ancient Egypt. As such, a scribe was a position of great honor and prestige. The Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt,Egypt's Old Kingdom, Scribe, Egyptian Museum, Cairo

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Bestseller Books Online The Egyptian Philosophers: Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten Molefi Kente Asante, Molefi Kete Asante $9.96 - http://www.ebooknetworking.net/books_detail-0913543667.html

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Amulet from Tutankhamun's tomb Ancient Egypt. The Egyptian Museum, Cairo Gold, wood, gems, 14th cen. BC

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