Relief of the Goddess Hathor
Acquired by Champollion in 1829 Now in the Louvre.
A small stele depicts the pharaoh Ramesses II (r. ca. 1279-1213 BC) in the pose of a child: seated, his finger to his lips, and a braid of hair falling to one side. Now in the Louvre.
Relief depicts the pharaoh Ramesses III (r. ca. 1186-1155 BC) slaying his enemies, detail of a carving at first pylon of the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, Medinet Habu, West Thebes.
In ancient Egyptian mythology, honeybees were believed to be born from the tears of the Sun God, Ra. Bees are a hieroglyph that occurs as parts of titles of state, but most frequently as part of the title of the King of Upper and Lower Egypt, rendered nswt-bjtj (interpreted as “He of the Sedge and the Bee”).
Detail of a carving in the Karnak Temple Complex.
Relief depicts the pharaoh Ramesses II making an offering to the fertility god Min-Amun, Karnak Temple Complext at Luxor.