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Tomb of pharaoh Seti I, Valley of the Kings, KV17, Egypt. A hippo and a crocodile near the midplane of the ceiling are configurations the Egyptians placed in the northerly sky.

A hippo (goddess Taweret) and a crocodile (god Sobek) near the midplane of the ceiling are configurations the Egyptians placed in the northerly sky. Tomb of pharaoh Seti I, Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

In Nefertari's tomb, resurrection glyphs live in comfortable company with death-glyphs. The Egyptian phoenix-bird, immortally rising from its own ashes, is depicted as a heron on the banks of the Nile, with an equally noble bird, the falcon, to its right.

In Nefertari's tomb, the Egyptian phoenix-bird, rising from its own ashes, is depicted as a heron on the banks of the Nile, with a the falcon.

The Egyptian Goddess Nut. Linked to The Temperance card. She protects the earth and embodies the sky.

The sky goddess Nut swallows the sun, which travels through her body at night to be reborn at dawn. O céu deusa nut engole o sol, que percorre o corpo dela durante a noite para renascer ao amanhecer.

Queens Valley: detail of the Nefertari tomb, Luxor west bank. Egypt

Leeks and small bread on a pedestal table. Queens Valley: detail of the Nefertari tomb, Luxor west bank.

Sekhmet is among the most ancient of the early Egyptian deities known as the goddess of joy. She is another form of the triple goddess who presides over birth, life, and death

Sekhmet (Egyptian Goddess of the Sun, War, Destruction, Plagues and Healing) often called the Daughter of the Ra (the Egyptian Sun God)

Egyptian palm tree

Ancient Egypt: Pashedu drinking water beneath a palm tree laden with dates. Tomb of Pashedu Deir el Medina, TT Reign of Set I-Rameses II.

The God Osiris....First Chamber: Nefertari's Tomb.  Done in the fresco technique, paint bonded to wet plaster laid over the rough limestone walls, the images in Nefertari’s tomb are over three thousand years old.

The God Osiris,God of the underworld .First Chamber: Nefertari's Tomb. Done in the fresco technique, paint bonded to wet plaster laid over the rough limestone walls, the images in Nefertari’s tomb are over three thousand years old.

Ducks. Tomb (Mastaba) of Kagemni in Saqqara, Egypt. 6th Dynasty

Tomb (Mastaba) of Kagemni in Saqqara, Egypt. Kagemni was a vizier from the early part of the reign of King Teti of Dyn Kagemni's wife Nebtynubkhet Sesheshet was a King's daughter and likely the daughter of Teti

A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

A strange alien pharaoh ~ This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC? This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

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