Sky goddess Nut on sarcophagus of Pharaoh Merneptah, Ramses II's son, Egyptian Museum, Cairo ~ Here Nut's arms are raised to the heavens in praise of Merneptah. As the sky god, she is symbolic of the unending ascension into the heavens
Coffin F is one of three from an embalmer's cache from around the time of Tutankhamun, that shows faces with eyes shaped similarly to Queen Nefertiti's. Source: Heather Alexander for the Amenmesse Project)
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.
Akhenaton - meaning "living spirit of Aten" known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV was a Pharaoh (King) of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt who ruled for 17 years. His queen was Nefertiti. Akhenaton died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC.
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.