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*KING AKHENATEN & his wife NEFERTITI:  praying to the sun-god Aten who provided his rays to the king and the queen

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“I love my friends neither with my heart nor with my mind. Just in case heart might stop, Mind can forget. I love them with my soul. Soul never stops or forget” —Rumi

*KING TUT:  Studded with semiprecious stones, this crown was found on the head of King Tutankhamun's mummified body and was probably worn by the pharaoh in life.

Tutankhamun: The Golden Beyond

Artifacts from King Tutankhamuns tomb and the Valley of the Kings are on display in Europe for the first time in over twenty years.

*THE GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA: also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops, is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact.

*THE GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA: also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops, is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact.

*"INNERMOST COFFIN OF TUTANKHAMEN: from his tomb at Thebes, Egypt, Dynasty XVIII, Egyptian Museum, Cairo -

*NEFERTEM:  God of Perfume  Also known as He Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was god of both healing and beautification, perfumes and aromatherapy. In ancient Egypt, perfume wasn’t like the perfume of today - perfume was holistic, much as aromatherapy today.  His function as a solar god was that of the sunrise. Nefertem was the god who helped raise the sun into the sky, passing it to Ra as one would give a flower to a guest at an ancient Egyptian party. In the morni

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Nefertem - God of Perfume Also known as He Who is Beautiful and Water Lily of the Sun, was god of both healing and beautification, perfumes and aromatherapy. In ancient Egypt, perfume wasn’t like the...

*NATIONAL GEORGRAPHIC NEWS:  Tuyu's Box with Vaulted Lid. Decorated with ivory, ebony, blue faïence, and gilding, this wooden chest was found in the tomb of Yuha and Tuyu, great-grandparents of King Tutankhamun.

Tutankhamun: The Golden Beyond

Artifacts from King Tutankhamuns tomb and the Valley of the Kings are on display in Europe for the first time in over twenty years.

*OPENING OF KING TUTs sarcophagus (1924)

Historical Photographs

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Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 b.c.  Egyptian

Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 b.c. Egyptian

*RAMSES II's ~ A close view of Ramses II's temple at Abu Simbel at night

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*ORIRIS, ISIS and HORUS PENDANT: bearing the name of King Osorkon III,  between 874 + 850 B.C., 22nd dynasty, Gold lapis, lazu + glass, Louvre, Paris)

*ORIRIS, ISIS and HORUS PENDANT: bearing the name of King Osorkon III, between 874 + 850 B.C., 22nd dynasty, Gold lapis, lazu + glass, Louvre, Paris)

*OFJARED:    meritaten of the eighteenth dynasty of ancient egypt, circa 1400 bc; daughter of pharaoh akhenaten and queen nefertiti.

The Ancient World

ofjared: “ meritaten of the eighteenth dynasty of ancient egypt, circa 1400 bc; daughter of pharaoh akhenaten and queen nefertiti. ”