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    • Egyptian symbols, diagrams.

    • Egyptian symbols, diagrams.

    • Symbols; Heads (Anatomy); Men; Kings; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Clothing & dress; Crowns; Headdresses; Headgear; Snakes; Cobras; Beards; Gods; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Eyes; ...

    • From the "Egyptian Symbols" section of the "Art of Ancient Egypt" chapter (Chapter 3). Includes: White Crown of Upper Egypt; Red Crown of Lower Egypt (showing cobra and false beard); Double crown of unified Egypt; wedjat (eye of...
    • Palette of King Narmer, back (left), front (right).

    • Palette of King Narmer, back (left), front (right).

    • Sculpture; Bas-reliefs; Plaques; Storytelling; History; Inscriptions; Hieroglyphics; Writing systems; Names; Symbols; Myths; Legends; Homicides; Decapitations; Men; Kings; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Heroes; Enemies;...

    • From Hierakonpolis, Egypt. "In Predynastic times, Egypt was divided geographically and politically into Upper Egypt (the southern, upstream part of the Nile Valley), a narrow tract of grassland that encouraged hunting, and Lower (northern)...
    • Khafre, three-quarter view, left side.

    • Khafre, three-quarter view, left side.

    • Sculpture; Men; Kings; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Muscles; Clothing & dress; Headdresses; Headgear; Cobras; Snakes; Reptiles; Beards; Thrones; Chairs; Seating furniture; Furniture; Sitting; Bas-reliefs; Plants;...

    • From Gizeh, Egypt, Dynasty IV. "The seated statue of Khafre is one of a series of similar statues carved for the pharaoh's valley temple near the Great Sphinx. The stone is diorite, an exceptionally hard dark stone brought some 400 miles down...
    • Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters.

    • Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters.

    • Sculpture; Stelae; Portraits; Group portraits; Men; Kings; Rulers; Women; Queens; People associated with politics & government; Couples; Spouses; Fathers; Mothers; Families; Family; Children; Girls; Clothing & dress; Headdresses; Crowns;...

    • From Tell el-Armana, Egypt. "A sunken relief stele, perhaps from a private shrine, provides a rare look at this royal family. The style is familiar from the colossus of Akhenaton [from the temple of Aton, Karnak, Egypt, Dynasty XVIII, ca....
    • Egyptian musician.

    • Egyptian musician.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Arabs--Africa, North; North Africans; Indigenous peoples; Men; Boys; Turbans; Musicians; Camels; Musical instruments; Percussion instruments; Drums (Musical instruments); Staffs...

    • A man wearing a turban sits on a camel, probably in Festival Hall at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds a stick, and is seated behind what appear to be a pair of drums. A man with a walking stick wearing a turban and white robe...
    • Isis, front, slight three-quarter view.

    • Isis, front, slight three-quarter view.

    • Sculpture; Myths; Legends; Women; Goddesses; People associated with religion; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Heads (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Headdresses; Headgear; Hairstyles; Symbols; Cobras; Snakes; Reptiles

    • "This head of Isis, turned to the right, with delicately parted lips, is almost entirely intact except for the ends of a few locks of hair and the left edge of her tiara. The neck stops at a recessed fitting, a tenon, indicating that the head...
    • Fort Nelson Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Fort Nelson Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Buildings; Public accommodation facilities; Hotels; Building construction

    • Remodeling of old Fort Nelson Hotel, Broadway between Brook and Floyd Streets, Louisville, Kentucky. Light seven-story building on a rainy day. Round pillars at upper floors have zigzag detailed bases. Construction supports in front of lower...
    • Kosair Temple, completed exterior.

    • Kosair Temple, completed exterior.

    • Buildings; Kosair Temple (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 224 E. Broadway. This Egyptian Revival style structure was built as a combination Masonic temple and hotel and was to also include a large and elaborately decorated theater. The theater was never built and the building was sold after only...
    • Blanche Walsh.

    • Blanche Walsh.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Headdresses

    • Character portrait of Blanche Walsh (1873-1915) wearing a headdress of pearls and jewels, a sheer sequined shawl, and bangles on her wrists, and leaning on an Egyptian sculpture with headdress. She performed at Macauley's Theatre in "La...
    • Lillian Russell.

    • Lillian Russell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actress Lillian Russell, possibly as Cleopatra. She stands before a backdrop of Egyptian hieroglyphics, wearing a long white dress with wide sleeves and a crown, and holding a feather fan above her head. Born Helen...
    • Snake Goddess [or attendant], front view.

    • Snake Goddess [or attendant], front view.

    • Sculpture; Figurines; Myths; Legends; Women; Goddesses; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Clothing & dress; Headgear; Breasts; Animals; Snakes; Reptiles; Lifting & carrying

    • "In contrast to Mesopotamia and Egypt, no temples or monumental statues of gods, kings, or monsters have been found in Minoan Crete. Large wooden images may once have existed, but what remains of Minoan sculpture in the round is small in...
    • Pantheon, Rome, Italy, reconstruction, with cutaway of dome.

    • Pantheon, Rome, Italy, reconstruction, with cutaway of dome.

    • Architecture; Temples; Religious facilities; Buildings; Drawings; Architectural drawings; Cutaway drawings; Reconstructions; Illustrations; Conjectural works; Structural drawings; Structural systems drawings; Architectural elements; Structural...

    • “The porch has sixteen Egyptian grey and red granite columns, each 40 Roman feet in height and weighing about 84 tons. […] The diameter and height of the rotunda are exactly the same, 43.2 metres [meters] (140 feet). […] The walls of the...
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