Some Famous Kings Of Egypt : These names are all surrounded by cartouches. Normally, only kings, queens, and sometimes high priests had cartouches around their names. Inside a cartouche, the signs are mainly phonetic signs, spelling out the kings name, sometimes followed by a few signs describing the king.The king has two main names...click photo to read mode!

Some Famous Kings Of Egypt : These names are all surrounded by cartouches. Normally, only kings, queens, and sometimes high priests had cartouches around their names. Inside a cartouche, the signs are mainly phonetic signs, spelling out the kings name, sometimes followed by a few signs describing the king.The king has two main names...click photo to read mode!

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My favorite Pharoh- Akhenaten - the first Monotheist - Akhenaten whose original name was Amenhotep IV was a great Egyptian pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty.

My favorite Pharoh- Akhenaten - the first Monotheist - Akhenaten whose original name was Amenhotep IV was a great Egyptian pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty.

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egyptian profiles —great way to slip some practical portrait instruction in with a fun hieroglyphic study.
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The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

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Ancient Egyptian tomb mural from the Tomb of Nakht, reproduced in oil paint on a textured wooden panel by Thomas Baker

Ancient Egyptian tomb mural from the Tomb of Nakht, reproduced in oil paint on a textured wooden panel by Thomas Baker

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