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More often than not, common women are depicted wearing perfume cones on their heads, which slowly released perfumed fats into their hair, as in this relief from the tomb of Khaemhat on the West Bank at Luxor

More often than not, common women are depicted wearing perfume cones on their heads, which slowly released perfumed fats into their hair, as in this relief from the tomb of Khaemhat on the West Bank at Luxor

’Seti and Sekhmet at Abydos.’ This relief shows the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet holding the “ankh” sign before the mouth of pharaoh Seti I. The sign is entwined in her “menat” necklace. Dynasty 19

’Seti and Sekhmet at Abydos.’ This relief shows the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet holding the “ankh” sign before the mouth of pharaoh Seti I. The sign is entwined in her “menat” necklace. Dynasty 19

*OBELISK, black basalt; Eighteenth Dynasty; 38.7 cm; inscribed w/ the Horus name "The Strong bull, beloved of Maat," private collection.

*OBELISK, black basalt; Eighteenth Dynasty; 38.7 cm; inscribed w/ the Horus name "The Strong bull, beloved of Maat," private collection.

THIS DID NOT COME FROM KV-55.  RECENT RESEARCH LEADS ME TO BELIEVE THAT THIS COFFIN CAME FROM A  REBURIAL IN A NEARBY TOMB, (dating from the 19th or 20th Dynasty) - 1 OF 20 DAVIS 'DISCOVERED'.

THIS DID NOT COME FROM KV-55. RECENT RESEARCH LEADS ME TO BELIEVE THAT THIS COFFIN CAME FROM A REBURIAL IN A NEARBY TOMB, (dating from the 19th or 20th Dynasty) - 1 OF 20 DAVIS 'DISCOVERED'.

Diorite statue of King Chephren (Khafre), builder of the second pyramid in Giza. Its remarkable state of preservation, its grandeur and the motif of the hawk (god Horus), emblematical of his mythological ancestors, protecting his head with her outstretched wings, all combine to rank it first in the statuary of ancient Egypt. It was found at the bottom of a wall near the gateway of his valley-temple 'the temple of the sphinx'. Giza, 4th dynasty. Cairo Museum

Diorite statue of King Chephren (Khafre), builder of the second pyramid in Giza. Its remarkable state of preservation, its grandeur and the motif of the hawk (god Horus), emblematical of his mythological ancestors, protecting his head with her outstretched wings, all combine to rank it first in the statuary of ancient Egypt. It was found at the bottom of a wall near the gateway of his valley-temple 'the temple of the sphinx'. Giza, 4th dynasty. Cairo Museum

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