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Ancient Egypt: gold chair found in the tomb of King Tut

If this throne was built to the persons size-they had very long legs!Side of throne chair - lapiz lazuli inlaid into golden falcon wings.

Thoth, Egypt - credited with the creation of a number of branches of knowledge (law, magic, philosophy, religion, science, and writing).  An infallible judge capable of rendering completely just decisions. The Greeks admired him so greatly that they credited him as the originator of all knowledge on earth and in the heavens. http://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/

Thoth is the god of wisdom, writing and invention and is also considered the Messenger (similar to the Greek god Hermes) and the lord of the Moon.

Carving of a woman (mourner?) making an offering of various foods to the deceased. Often found nearby would be a scene of the deceased seated at a table heaped with foodstuffs. Both are powerful magic spells to provide the deceased with plenty of food in the afterlife

Amazing ancient carvings at the Temple of Hathor, Dendera, Egypt. The Goddess Sekhet, The 'Goddess of the Fields' and 'Goddess of Offerings'.

Ka-Aper, from his mastaba at Saqqara, Egypt, Fifth Dynasty, ca. 2450-2350 BCE

Fantastic face Oldest Known Life-size Statue Of Ancient Egypt -- BCE -- Dynasty, Reign of Userkaf -- Carved sycamore wood -- Discovered at Sakkara in the tomb of Ka-aper -- Egyptian Museum, Cairo by jolene

Offering bearers from the tomb of Djehuty who was Overseer of Treasury and of Works during the 18th Dynasty reign of Hatshepsut.

Egypt Offering bearers from the tomb of Djehuty who was Overseer of Treasury and of Works during the Dynasty reign of Hatshepsut.

Young Lady with the Standard of the Goddess Hathor. Date: 	13th century BC. Medium: 	sandstone.

A thirteenth-century BC ancient Egyptian sandstone figure depicting a young woman with the standard of the goddess Hathor, with cow-shaped ears and beneath a shrine. Museum of Fine Arts, Department: Egyptian Art.

Taweret, Late Period (ca. 712–332 b.c.)  Egyptian  Faience Taweret and other closely related goddesses were created from a blending of lion, hippo, crocodile, and human attributes. The three animals were some of the fiercest species found in ancient Egypt and combining their strengths produced a most potent deity and therefore amulet. Taweret's particular responsibility was the protection of women during pregnancy and childbirth.

Taweret, Late Period (ca.) Egyptian Faience The hippopotamus goddess gave laughter and milk to the birthing mother, and protected the child.

Basenji dog in Ancient Egypt.

Dogs are first thought to have become domesticated in Persia , N . America and later ,Egypt .

Egypt , Old Cairo Paintings: Charles-Louis-Fleury Panckoucke (French, 1780-1844). Monuments of Egypt, ca. 1821-24

Egypt , Old Cairo Paintings: Charles-Louis-Fleury Panckoucke (French, 1780