Decoration on the side of the throne of King Senusret I showing the theme of the unification of the Two Lands ‘Sema-Tawy’, which was associated with the Nile god, Hapi. He was replaced by Horus and Seth. Furthermore, we have here one of the rare cases in which the image of Seth, god of confusion,
The Middle Kingdom in Egypt is generally regarded as the zenith of Egyptian jewelry making. The jewelers of the royal court produced items of exquisite simplicity and elegant design from rare and exotic materials. Many motifs that had heretofore been reserved exclusively for the king’s regalia were adopted by the upper classes. An iconic example
This nearly life-size statue is made of white limestone. Horemheb is seated on the right side of Horus, who places his right arm around the king’s waist. The god’s left hand is holding the sign of life. The two figures greatly resemble each other. Both have bare upper bodies and wear the short ritual kilt
Pectoral jewel depicting Horus in the form of a falcon with outspread wings around the sun disk, holding shen rings, the symbols of eternal protection in his claws. Made out of gold, carnelian and inlaid with colored glass paste and other semi-precious stones. From the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62), Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.
This exquisite head of the falcon god Horus, lord of the sun and patron deity of kingship, was found below the floor of the main chamber of his temple at Hierakonpolis, north of Edfu. The head, which is made out of beaten gold, was fixed to a copper statue of the falcon Horus. It is
This limestone statue probably comes from a chapel dedicated to the god Horus, in the vicinity of the tomb of King Djer at Abydos. At the time of the discovery, the statue still retained significant remains of its polychromy. The breast was covered with a gold leaf, and the wings still had, in places, the