Ancient Egyptian artwork

The following are five pieces of artwork from Ancient Egypt(ranging from 2500 B.C.E. to 300 B.C.E.). It is a collections of statues, models, and sunken reliefs. Ancient artwork has always been interesting to me because we often have to dig deep to get their meanings at times.

This piece is interesting. It's a statue a lion holding a vase or vessel. While it's still a little crude, it's crafted better than most works during the early Egyptian days.
An odd statue dating back to 2000 B.C.E.. It shows two people watching a cow give birth.
A statue that shows the hierarchical nature of the Egyptian family. The father stands prominently taller over his wife and children.
A sunken relief of a barber grooming someone. It's interesting to see how these things also went on during this time. Everyone seems to be on the same scale hierarchy wise.
A statue of the god Anubis. Anubis was associated with mummification and death. The jackal-headed figure stands tall in this work.
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