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Four vases with the name of Ramesses II | Louvre Museum | Paris

Four vases with the name of Ramesses II | Louvre Museum | Paris

https://flic.kr/p/cfcnqJ | A Roman parade in the British Museum

https://flic.kr/p/cfcnqJ | A Roman parade in the British Museum

https://flic.kr/p/9hsYWx | Egyptian Statue: Ramesses II, British Museum, London | 1/60 at f/3.2, ISO 1250.  With Egypt on everyone's mind today, I thought I'd post an image of Ramsses II watching over a wing of the British museum.  I've always found Egyptian art quite spooky/creepy. Maybe it was the mummified cats... but there was some kinda strange juju emanating from that room... I had to power walk through it to stop the hairs on the back of my neck from standing up...  i still kinda…

https://flic.kr/p/9hsYWx | Egyptian Statue: Ramesses II, British Museum, London | 1/60 at f/3.2, ISO 1250. With Egypt on everyone's mind today, I thought I'd post an image of Ramsses II watching over a wing of the British museum. I've always found Egyptian art quite spooky/creepy. Maybe it was the mummified cats... but there was some kinda strange juju emanating from that room... I had to power walk through it to stop the hairs on the back of my neck from standing up... i still kinda…

Fragment by Nicholas Reeves | "We see only the face of a sweet, innocent, young boy whose days were sadly numbered." | Head of Tutankhamun, New Kingdom, Amarna Period; Dynasty 18; Reign of Tutankhamun; ca. 1336–1327 B.C. Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1950 (50.6)

Fragment by Nicholas Reeves | "We see only the face of a sweet, innocent, young boy whose days were sadly numbered." | Head of Tutankhamun, New Kingdom, Amarna Period; Dynasty 18; Reign of Tutankhamun; ca. 1336–1327 B.C. Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1950 (50.6)

Enigma by Janice Kamrin | It seems to me that aesthetically this goes well beyond meeting the need of surviving into the afterlife.” | Canopic Jar with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman's Head (detail), ca. 1352–1336 B.C. New Kingdom, Amarna Period. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915 (30.8.54)

Enigma by Janice Kamrin | It seems to me that aesthetically this goes well beyond meeting the need of surviving into the afterlife.” | Canopic Jar with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman's Head (detail), ca. 1352–1336 B.C. New Kingdom, Amarna Period. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915 (30.8.54)

Snapshot by Marsha Hill | “You start saying, ‘Who were they, and what are their personalities?’” |  Statue of two men and a boy that served as a domestic icon, ca. 1353–1336 B.C. New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.150.21)

Snapshot by Marsha Hill | “You start saying, ‘Who were they, and what are their personalities?’” | Statue of two men and a boy that served as a domestic icon, ca. 1353–1336 B.C. New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.150.21)

She by Jason Sun | “It also tells us a lot about human nature, about this constant and eternal pursuit of beauty.” | Figure of a Seated Court Lady, 8th century. Tang dynasty (618–907). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2010 (2010.120)

She by Jason Sun | “It also tells us a lot about human nature, about this constant and eternal pursuit of beauty.” | Figure of a Seated Court Lady, 8th century. Tang dynasty (618–907). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2010 (2010.120)

Dream Logic by Joseph Scheier-Dolberg | This is a guy who’s asking the question, “Who am I, and what am I supposed to do with my life?” | Shitao (Chinese, 1642–1707) | Returning Home, ca. 1695. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. From the P. Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Family, Gift of Wen and Constance Fong, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Dillon, 1976 (1976.280a–n)

Dream Logic by Joseph Scheier-Dolberg | This is a guy who’s asking the question, “Who am I, and what am I supposed to do with my life?” | Shitao (Chinese, 1642–1707) | Returning Home, ca. 1695. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. From the P. Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Family, Gift of Wen and Constance Fong, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Dillon, 1976 (1976.280a–n)

Face of Senwosret III, ca. 1878-1840 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12. Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1394) | This face from a statue of Senwosret III presents a strikingly different view of the same ruler depicted in a sphinx bearing his name. The sphinx's fleshy face looks worn, yet this visage appears fresh and animated. #OneMetManyWorlds

Face of Senwosret III, ca. 1878-1840 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12. Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1394) | This face from a statue of Senwosret III presents a strikingly different view of the same ruler depicted in a sphinx bearing his name. The sphinx's fleshy face looks worn, yet this visage appears fresh and animated. #OneMetManyWorlds