In Photos: 3,300-Year-Old Egyptian Carving

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Egyptian carving

Credit: Drawing by V. Francigny © Sedeinga Mission
An Egyptian relief carving, a drawing of which is seen here, has recently been found in a tomb at the site of Sedeinga in Sudan. It depicts the god Amun,…Read More »

a key deity in ancient Egypt. Made of Nubian sandstone, it originally adorned a temple at Sedeinga dedicated to Queen Tiye (also spelled Tiyi). The carving is 5.8 feet (1.77 meters) tall by 1.3 feet (0.4 m) wide and was found in two pieces. It dates back over 3,300 years and bears the scars of an ancient religious revolution that upended Egypt's civilization. [Read full story]   Less «
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