The Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt - Mummy Mask of Thuya
Thuya, Mother of Queen - Glass, Semi-precious stones, Period: New Kingdom, 18th - DynastyReign: Amenhotep III - Height: 40 cm Width: 28 cm - Thuya's mask, as all other funerary masks, was considered an indispensable element for the protection of the deceased's head and its parts are identified with the principle deities of Egypt. It is made of gilded plaster and was sealed within a series of wooden coffins. It was found broken, but in 1
Nerfertiti. Ancient Egyptian Queen married to Pharaoh Akhenaten. They turned things upside down back then with their religious revolution. About Year 14 of Akhenaten's reign, Nefertiti vanishes from the historical record. I need to ask her what happened obviously and maybe get some tips of that killer eye liner look.
Statue of Cleopatra VII
The statue shown in this image is Cleopatra VII who was an Egyptian queen. She was considered as the last "Pharaoh of Egypt" during the Ptolemaic Dynasty (332-30 BC). The Black basalt statue is one of the best-preserved images of a Ptolemaic queen. Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, California.
Meritaten also spelled Merytaten or Meryetaten (14th century BC) was an ancient Egyptian queen of the eighteenth dynasty, who held the position of Great Royal Wife to Pharaoh Smenkhkare, who may have been a brother or son of Akhenaten. Her name means "She who is beloved of Aten"; Aten being the sun-god her father worshipped; Meritaten also may have served as pharaoh in her own right under the name, Ankhkheperure Neferneferuaten. Daughter of Nefertiti and Akhenaten.
Great scope and sequence for history with living books. All the way through high school. Love her reasoning.Kindergarten: Old Testament/ Ancient Egypt First Grade: Ancient Greece Second Grade: Ancient Rome Third Grade: Middle Ages and Reformation Fourth Grade: Explorers to 1815 Fifth Grade: 1815 to present