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Detail of the papyrus of Temnieu, showing the cosmos.
Image of the Egyptian creative myth from the Papyrus of Anhai.
Egyptian faience statuette of a sow and piglets.
Detail from coffin of Nespawershepi, chief scribe of the Temple of Amun.
Detail from coffin of Nespawershepi, chief scribe of the Temple of Amun.
A detail of the painted sarcophagus of Butehamun.
Detail from a coffin depicting the goddess Nut spreading her wings in protection over the deceased.
Lid of the coffin of Khenstefnakht with depiction of the goddess Nut, whose body symbolized the vault of the sky, offering protection to the deceased.
Lid of the coffin of Khenstefnakht with depiction of the goddess Nut, whose body symbolized the vault of the sky, offering protection to the deceased.
The ceiling inside the Hypostyle Hall of the Temple of Hathor contains vividly painted scenes and hieroglyphic inscriptions relating to astronomy, astrology, cosmology and the zodiac.
Painting on inner panel of coffin lid, possibly representing the goddess Nut offering protection over the deceased.
Tomb of the royal tomb builder Pashedu, Deir el-Medina, Egypt, 19th Dynasty, 1295-1186 BC. Artist: Werner Forman
A cosmetic box for storing ointment in the form of a naked female swimmer, probably representing the sky-goddess Nut, carrying a pink lotus flower.
Cosmetic box for storing ointment, Ancient Egyptian, 18th dynasty, end of 15th century BC. Artist: Werner Forman
Relief detail from the lid of the sarcophagus of Sety I.
Relief sculpture of the goddess Nut from the interior of the sarcophagus lid of 19th Dynasty king Merenptah, reused at Tanis by Psusennes.
Lid of the coffin of Khenstefnakht, Ancient Egyptian, 26th dynasty, 664-525 BC. Artist: Werner Forman
Lid of the coffin of Khenstefnakht, Ancient Egyptian, 26th dynasty, 664-525 BC. Artist: Werner Forman
A detail of the painted sarcophagus of Butehamun.
A cosmetic box for storing ointment in the form of a naked female swimmer, probably representing the sky-goddess Nut, carrying a pink lotus flower.
The sky goddess Nut devouring the Sun, 20th dynasty, Ancient Egypt, c1126-1108 BC. Artist: Werner Forman
The private tomb of the royal tomb builder Pashedu.
A detail of the painted sarcophagus of Butehamun.
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