Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum This exhibition on the Egyptian belief system will focus on an exquisitely illustrated Greco–Roman–period papyrus—the Book of the Faiyum—that describes the creation of the universe and depicts the daily journey of the sun god. This will be the first time in more than 150 years that the manuscript, which was divided up for sale in the 19th century, will be reunited.
Hieroglyphs on Rameses Colossus in Memphis, Egypt. Was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, south of Cairo. (by David Lewis) Travel and Photography from around the world.
Milk was fed to sick ancient Egyptian children from these ceramic Bes jars in hopes that the milk would be transformed into medicine. New Kingdom, Late Period, BC) Photographed at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California.