built in 1382 by garkas al-khalili, master of horses to sultan barquq, khan al-khalili is one of the biggest bazaars in the middle east. this is the oriental bazaar of fable, where gold, silver, brass, and copper goods glitter enticingly in the cave-like interiors, and sacks overflowing with exotic spices fill the air with their pungent scents. its maze of narrow, canvas-covered alleyways is crammed with shops selling a huge variety of goods. here, too, traditional egyptian crafts, such…
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. Its metropolitan area is the 16th largest in the world. Located near the Nile Delta,it was founded in 969 AD. Nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a centre…
Otter statue | Late Period or Ptolemaic Period | The Met
During the Late Period and Ptolemaic times otters were represented in bronzes statuettes such as this one, standing, forepaws raised, atop small bronze boxes. The pose of raised paws signifies the otter's adoration of the sun god when he rises in the morning
Nefertari Tomb Scenes, Valley is a photograph by Kenneth Garrett which was uploaded on October 2nd, 2011. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.
Inner coffin of Ankhshepenwepet | Third Intermediate Period | The Met
The Singer of the Residence of Amun, Ankhshepenwepet, was buried in a tomb within the precinct of Hatshepsut's temple in Deir el-Bahri. The burial was plundered and no traces were left of her mummy, which would have been placed in the inner coffin