Domestic cats in Egypt were considered guardians of family welfare. The cat was in every house whose owners could afford keeping such a VIP.

Ancient Egypt is a lot like the internet. People wrote on walls and worshiped cats.

Ancient Egyptian Art | Ancient Egyptian Falcon Art Print by TigerHouseArt on Etsy

this is an example of the iconography of the Horus Falcon. this specific design was created by TigerHouseArt. it was titled Ancient Egyptian Falcon Art.

Since Horus was said to be the sky, he was considered to also contain the sun and moon. It became said that the sun was his right eye and the moon his left, and that they traversed the sky when he, a falcon, flew across it.

Since HERU ("Horus") is the Falcon said to be the sky, he was considered to also contain the sun and moon. It is said that the sun was his right eye and the moon his left, and that they traversed the sky when he, a falcon, flew across it

Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.

Original pinner said: "Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.

The Royal Treatment: Beauty Products Inspired by Cleopatra Written by Ashley - Harvard University

The Royal Treatment: Beauty Products Inspired by Cleopatra

Ancient Egyptians used kohl, a lead base, to outline their eyes. This could have led to seizures or comas, even death.

Ancient Egyptian Art, Painting,and Sculpture.    Ancient Egyptian art uses detailed depiction of nature and people that accompanied the deceased into the afterlife.

Ancient Egyptian Art, Painting,and Sculpture. Ancient Egyptian art uses detailed depiction of nature and people that accompanied the deceased into the afterlife.

6. Egyptians; left one is wearing a Hemhemet crown and the one on the right is wearing a War Crown.

A Study of the Statue of Amenhemhatankh

Heka literally means activating the Ka, which is the aspect of the soul which embodies personality. Egyptian beliefs held that activating the power of the soul was how magick worked.

Queen Nefertari and Isis. Wall painting in the tomb of Queen Nefertari. It portrays the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis (right) leading Queen Nefertari by the hand. Nefertari lived from around BC and was the first wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II.

Ancient Egypt Jewelry

Ancient Egypt Jewelry - Just Imagine the training to master this jewelry crafting for the High Royals and the Elitism that must have went along with the position of being a top jewelry maker.

Love ancient Egyptian artwork...It is said that Egyptian doctors, before operating, wacked the patient on the head with a wooden mallet. Ouch.

It is said that Egyptian doctors, before operating, whacked the patient on the head with a wooden mallet.

Egyptian bracelet ~ Art Institute, Chicago.  Would I ever love to have a good reproduction of this!

Egyptian bracelet ~ Art Institute, Chicago - I'd love something like this, but maybe in white cold or silver.

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