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Just west of the Nile, in one of the most important ancient sites in Egypt, archaeologists have uncovered a royal boat tomb, suspected to belong to Pharaoh Senwosret III - one of the most powerful rulers of Egypt’s Middle Kingdom. Egyptian Kings, Egyptian Queen, Ancient Egyptian Art, Statues, Broken Nose, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Effigy, Ancient Artifacts, Metropolitan Museum

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The pattern of damage to statues' faces has led experts to believe it was both deliberate and widespread in the ancient world.

"Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt" at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation reveals why noses are broken on many ancient Egyptian statues Egyptian Queen, Ancient Egyptian Art, Broken Nose, Political Images, Cultural Beliefs, Archaeology News, Egypt Art, New York Museums, Ancient Artifacts

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The pattern of damage to statues' faces has led experts to believe it was both deliberate and widespread in the ancient world.

Bust of an Official Dynasty, B. From Egypt; Probably from Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina), Ptah Temple. Monuments, Memphis, Ancient Egyptian Artifacts, Ancient History, Broken Nose, Egyptian Queen, Cleveland Museum Of Art, Stone Statues, Effigy

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The pattern of damage to statues' faces has led experts to believe it was both deliberate and widespread in the ancient world.

The pattern of damage to statues' faces has led experts to believe it was both deliberate and widespread in the ancient world. Ancient Egyptian Artifacts, Broken Nose, Cultural Beliefs, Confederate Monuments, Egyptian Queen, Small Sculptures, Taken For Granted, Effigy, African History

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The pattern of damage to statues' faces has led experts to believe it was both deliberate and widespread in the ancient world.

Portrait of a Man – Works – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Broken Nose, Atkins, Ancient Egypt, Art Museum, Egyptian, Sculpture, Statue, Portrait, Men Portrait

Portrait of a Man

Portrait of a Man – Works – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Fragment from a Statue of Amenhtep III – Works – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Broken Nose, Atkins, Art Museum, Granite, Objects, Statue, Marble, Sculptures, Art Gallery

Fragment from a Statue of Amenhtep III

Fragment from a Statue of Amenhtep III – Works – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Head of Zeus-Ammon Broken Nose, Greek Pantheon, Egyptian Art, Ancient Egypt, Deities, Statue, Antiquities, Egypt Art, Sculptures

Head of Zeus-Ammon

While Zeus was the most powerful god in the Greek pantheon, ancient Egypt was wholly dominated, both religiously and politically, by the sun god, Ammon (Amun-Re). Greece, which owes a great deal to Egyptian culture, absorbed many influences from its southern neighbour.

Head of Tutankhamun, BC (limestone), Egyptian Dynasty BC) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Kemet Egypt, Egyptian Pharaohs, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Egyptian Mythology, Egyptian Symbols, Egyptian Goddess, Art History, Statues

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.

Amenhotep III in the Blue Crown Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Amenhotep III Date: ca. Geography: Possibly from Memphite Region; From Egypt Medium: Quartzite Dimensions: h. 35 cm in); face only: h. Ancient Egypt Pharaohs, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Aliens, Egyptian Mythology, Egyptian Goddess, Ancient Greece, Amenhotep Iii, Egypt Museum, Religion

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.

Head of Tutankhamun Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Tutankhamun Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Indurated Limestone Dimensions: H. 16 cm in. Egyptian Pharaohs, Egyptian Symbols, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Egyptian Mythology, Egyptian Goddess, History Books, Cairo

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD. Elements Of Art Texture, Elements Of Art Space, Texture Art, Art History Timeline, Art History Lessons, Statue Tattoo, Ancient Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum, Broken Nose

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.

Head of King Amenemhat III Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Reign: reign of Amenemhat III Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Granodiorite Dimensions: h. Kemet Egypt, Egyptian Pharaohs, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Black History, Ancient Civilizations, Stone Art, Metropolitan Museum

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.

Haremhab as a Scribe of the King Period:New Kingdom Dynasty:Dynasty 18 Reign:reign of Tutankhamun or Aya Date:ca. Geography:From Egypt; Said to be from Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina), Ptah Temple, a hole among palm trees Medium:Granodiorite Ancient Egypt Pharaohs, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Art History, Kemet Egypt, Egyptian Mythology, Ancient Beauty, Black History, Luxor

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.

Face from a Composite Statue, probably Queen Tiye Period:New Kingdom, Amarna Period Dynasty:Dynasty 18 Reign:reign of Amenhotep III-Akhenaten Date:ca. Geography:From Egypt; Probably from Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten) Egyptian Queen, Ancient Egyptian Art, Amenhotep Iii, The Bible Movie, Tutankhamun, Ancient Civilizations, Egyptians, African History, Stone Art

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.

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Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Ancient Egyptian art refers to the style of painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture developed by the civilization in the lower Nile Valley from 5000 BC to 300 AD.