ca. 3200–3100 BCE. Ornamental Ivory Comb Predynastic, Late Naqada III, Egypt. Animals process in horizontal rows on both sides - a format continued in later Egyptian art. The arrangement and choice of animals were not haphazard. Elephants treading on snakes may be symbolic as many African peoples associated elephants and serpents with the creation of the universe. Other animals shown: wading birds, a giraffe; hyenas; cattle; and perhaps boars. MET
Nile Valley of Ancient Egypt ~ Egyptian civilization developed along the banks of the river Nile. The Nile Valley stands in sharp contrast to the arid deserts of Africa. Its long, narrow flood plain was a magnet for life, attracting people, animals and pl
Learn about animals of the world with Baby Ventures canvas art! From Costa Rica to Egypt, animals of the world come to life in their natural habitats! Take in their diversity and find inspiration for visiting new locales with your little ones.
From Costa Rica to Egypt, animals of the world come to life in their natural habitats, including elephants, giraffes and camels! Take in their diversity and find inspiration for visiting new locales with your little ones.
#AroundTheWorldIn8Days To travel the unforgiving deserts and plains of Egypt camels are absolutely necessary. It was once believed their stamina for the heat came from water stored in their humps but they are actually composed of fatty tissue. By concentrating the fat in one area the remainder of the camel's body is less insulated preventing heat from getting trapped in the body. This unique anatomy along with their ability to produce milk meat and hair they have been invaluable creatures…