necspenecmetu: Francois Pascal Simon, Baron Gerard, Study of the Head of Francois Ravaillac, century

Akhenaten known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV, was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC.

Akhenaton

Akhenaten known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV, was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC.

Gold funerary mask of Shoshenq II, reign 887-885 BC, 22nd dynasty, Cairo Museum

Gold funerary mask of Shoshenq II, reign 887-885 BC, 22nd dynasty, Cairo Museum

Egyptian mummy mask of a Queen from 19th dynasty Reign of Ramesses II Ca. 1200 BCE ( Wood) This carved image of her almost looks like she’s coming to life.  Research has speculated that eyeliner was worn to protect the wearer . Eyeliner was first used in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia as a dark black line around the eyes. Egyptians wore various cosmetics not only for aesthetics but to protect the skin from the desert sun.

Egyptian mummy mask of a Queen from 19th dynasty Reign of Ramesses II Ca. 1200 BCE ( Wood) This carved image of her almost looks like she’s coming to life. Research has speculated that eyeliner was worn to protect the wearer . Eyeliner was first used in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia as a dark black line around the eyes. Egyptians wore various cosmetics not only for aesthetics but to protect the skin from the desert sun.

Funerary portrait. Tempera on wood. Egyptian. 1st - 2nd century A.D. | Seattle Art Museum Strangely like Bill Murray

Funerary portrait. Tempera on wood. Egyptian. 1st - 2nd century A.D. | Seattle Art Museum Strangely like Bill Murray

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