Egyptian Art

Alexis Garrity

Pottery jars inscribed with the name of King Ka. This is a black and white picture. The publisher is Time Life. The Photographer is Dmitri Kessel.
This image is the Goddess Isis wearing garments, armlets, a necklace with a scalloped pendant, beaded choker, earrings, and a jeweled diadem held done by two large rosettes and the crown. Isis was the most important Egyptian goddess, wife of the god of Netherworld, Osiris, and mother of sun-god Horus. She is attested by 2400 B.C. and her worship in Egypt continued until the 6th century A.D.
Date was created 1080 BCE. It's type is the vessel and the medium is Egyptian faience. The image (Nymphaea caerulea Savigny) was popular in life and art. The water lily was esteemed because each morning it opened its petals and let out its sweet perfume to greet the sun, interpreted as both symbol and promise of life and rebirth. It was called a seshen-vase from the ancient Egyptian word for "lotus.
Date was created during ca. 664-30 B.C.E. A green glazed faience amulet of a rabbit crouching on a base with large ears extending back from head. Attachment is pierced horizontally for suspension.
The date was created ca. 1938-1539 B.C.E. The medium is painted Faience. This was during the Middle Kingdom-Second Intermediate Period and It's dynasty is XII Dynasty-XVII Dynasty.
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