Scarabs,from the dung beetle species worshipped by the ancient Egyptians.For reasons that are not clear(although no doubt connected to the religious significance of the Egyptian god Khepri),amulets in the form of scarab beetles had become enormously popular in Ancient Egypt. I am particularly interested in these beetles as they were extremely important during the ancient Egyptian times their shape and form is also very interesting to me and i would love to study them more for my design.
Small, gold perfume box Egyptian. Can you imagine what a sight the homes of the elite of Egypt were? Such beautiful items, made of gold and gorgeous color inlays...and the architecture! It truly must have been a sight.
Arundel Castle is a restored medieval castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England. It was established by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror. Wikipedia
Sphinx (and pyramid) - Giza, Egypt - west bank of the Nile - oldest known monumental sculpture in existance - its commonly held, though debated, date of construction is about 2500 BC during the Old Kingdom reign of Pharaoh Khafra (who built the 2nd pyramid at Giza) though its origins have yet to be proven - the Sphinx Temple & the Valley Temple are also in close proximity