Graeco Roman Museum Alexandria Egypt

Graeco Roman Museum Alexandria Egypt

Chapter 2 Part 2 Eye makeup in Egyptian culture was worn mainly by royalty and leaders. Eyes were thought to protect against illness and were a part of their spiritual beliefs.

Chapter 2 Part 2 Eye makeup in Egyptian culture was worn mainly by royalty and leaders. Eyes were thought to protect against illness and were a part of their spiritual beliefs.

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Pair of shoes, leather with gilding and embroidery. Coptic, Egypt, ca. 300-500 AD (via Victoria & Albert Museum)

Pair of shoes, leather with gilding and embroidery. Coptic, Egypt, ca. 300-500 AD (via Victoria & Albert Museum)

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King Tut Sarcophagus | The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tuts mummy goes on display. The Pharaoh ruled until the age of 19, when he died.

King Tut Sarcophagus | The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tuts mummy goes on display. The Pharaoh ruled until the age of 19, when he died.

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'The Colossi of Memnon During the Annual Flooding' - Hubert Sattler ilustra en 1846 a los Colosos de Memnón durante la inundación anual frente a la ciudad egipcia de Luxor

'The Colossi of Memnon During the Annual Flooding' - Hubert Sattler ilustra en 1846 a los Colosos de Memnón durante la inundación anual frente a la ciudad egipcia de Luxor

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Bust of Nefertiti. Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany / Egypt. More info here http://www.elginism.com/similar-cases/germany-refuses-nefertiti-bust-return-request/20110222/3596/

Bust of Nefertiti. Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany / Egypt. More info here http://www.elginism.com/similar-cases/germany-refuses-nefertiti-bust-return-request/20110222/3596/

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The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this, hieroglyphics would never have been translated.

The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this, hieroglyphics would never have been translated.

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