An Egyptian Limestone Stele, Roman Period, 2nd/3rd Century A.D.
Mummy portrait of Isarous, Hawara, Egypt late 1st century
Constans I CAESAR FLAVIVS IVLIVS CONSTANS AVGVSTVS Reign: May 22, 337 AD – 350 AD Death: 350 AD Assassinated on the orders of the usurper Magnentius
Female torso, probably Nefertiti, wife of Pharaoh Amenhotep IV / Akhenaton (1365-1347 BCE). 18th Dynasty (16th-14th BCE), New Kingdom, Egypt
Nefertiti ou Meritaten (Neues Museum, Berlin)
Relief Plaque Depicting a Chick Egyptian Ptolemaic Period Source: Art Institute of Chicago
Balance with one pan and bust of Hermes as a weight. Bronze, from Pompeii. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy
Bronze stautette of Isis with baby Horus by Mythosidhe, via Flickr
Great new website (in English) on Ostia Antica, an easy and terrific day trip from Rome: http://www.ostiaantica.beniculturali.it. Photo courtesy of http://www.ostiaantica.beniculturali.it.