Ancient Egyptian Poetry
Papyrus Fragment
Hieratic Papyrus Fragment
Giza Pyramids, 2589-2566 BC
Akhenaten’s “Hymn to the Sun” c. 1370 BC
Transcription of the Hymn
Compare: <ul><li>The Epic of Gilgamesh , c. 2300 BC </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hymn to the Sun,” c. 1370 BC </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Amenhoptet IV (Akhenaton) <ul><li>Reigned 1375-1358 BC </li></ul>
Akhenaten
Akhenaten
Aten
Akhenaten and Nefertiti
Akhenaten as a Sphinx
Akhenaten and Aten
Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck
Re or Ra, Sun God (God of the Noontime Sun)
Re
Re
Re
Scarab
Scarab
Heliopolis (Akhet-Aten, Tell el-Amarna)
Tell el-Amarna Today
Hapy, God of the Nile, Tying Upper and Lower Egypt Together
Artifacts from Akhenaten’s Reign
Akhenaten’s Palace: Wall Decoration
Ring with Name of Akhenaten
Duck Cosmetic Dish
Fish Spoon
The Leiden Hymns c. 1238 or earlier
Transcription of One of the Hymns
Ramesses II (The Great) <ul><li>Reigned 1279-1213 BC </li></ul>
Ramesses II
Name of Ramesses II
Stela of Ramesses II
Art and Artifacts from Ramesses’s Reign
Ramesses’s Courtyard
Tile from Ramesses’s Palace
Window Grill at Ramesses’s Palace
Nefertiti
Nefertiti Led By Isis
Decoration in Nefartiti’s Tomb
Lion Attacking a Prince
Garden Scene
Cat
Cat Killing a Serpent
Mummy Mask
Sarcophagus
Horse Comb
Stag Vessel
Gods of  The   Leiden Hymns
Horus, Sun God (God of the Rising Sun)
Horus Protecting the Pharaoh
Horus Gold Inlay
Horus Amulet
Horus Amulet
Wedjat Eye of Horus, Pendant
Amun, Father of the Gods
Bark of Amun
Temple of Amun in Luxor
Temple of Amun in Karnak
Nun, Goddess of Chaos,  Carrying the Solar Bark
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Ancient Egyptian Poetry

  1. 1. Ancient Egyptian Poetry
  2. 2. Papyrus Fragment
  3. 3. Hieratic Papyrus Fragment
  4. 4. Giza Pyramids, 2589-2566 BC
  5. 5. Akhenaten’s “Hymn to the Sun” c. 1370 BC
  6. 6. Transcription of the Hymn
  7. 7. Compare: <ul><li>The Epic of Gilgamesh , c. 2300 BC </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hymn to the Sun,” c. 1370 BC </li></ul><ul><li>The Leiden Hymns , c. 1238 BC </li></ul><ul><li>The Old Testament, 10th century BC </li></ul><ul><li>The Iliad , c. 700 BC </li></ul>
  8. 8. Amenhoptet IV (Akhenaton) <ul><li>Reigned 1375-1358 BC </li></ul>
  9. 9. Akhenaten
  10. 10. Akhenaten
  11. 11. Aten
  12. 12. Akhenaten and Nefertiti
  13. 13. Akhenaten as a Sphinx
  14. 14. Akhenaten and Aten
  15. 15. Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck
  16. 16. Re or Ra, Sun God (God of the Noontime Sun)
  17. 17. Re
  18. 18. Re
  19. 19. Re
  20. 20. Scarab
  21. 21. Scarab
  22. 22. Heliopolis (Akhet-Aten, Tell el-Amarna)
  23. 23. Tell el-Amarna Today
  24. 24. Hapy, God of the Nile, Tying Upper and Lower Egypt Together
  25. 25. Artifacts from Akhenaten’s Reign
  26. 26. Akhenaten’s Palace: Wall Decoration
  27. 27. Ring with Name of Akhenaten
  28. 28. Duck Cosmetic Dish
  29. 29. Fish Spoon
  30. 30. The Leiden Hymns c. 1238 or earlier
  31. 31. Transcription of One of the Hymns
  32. 32. Ramesses II (The Great) <ul><li>Reigned 1279-1213 BC </li></ul>
  33. 33. Ramesses II
  34. 34. Name of Ramesses II
  35. 35. Stela of Ramesses II
  36. 36. Art and Artifacts from Ramesses’s Reign
  37. 37. Ramesses’s Courtyard
  38. 38. Tile from Ramesses’s Palace
  39. 39. Window Grill at Ramesses’s Palace
  40. 40. Nefertiti
  41. 41. Nefertiti Led By Isis
  42. 42. Decoration in Nefartiti’s Tomb
  43. 43. Lion Attacking a Prince
  44. 44. Garden Scene
  45. 45. Cat
  46. 46. Cat Killing a Serpent
  47. 47. Mummy Mask
  48. 48. Sarcophagus
  49. 49. Horse Comb
  50. 50. Stag Vessel
  51. 51. Gods of The Leiden Hymns
  52. 52. Horus, Sun God (God of the Rising Sun)
  53. 53. Horus Protecting the Pharaoh
  54. 54. Horus Gold Inlay
  55. 55. Horus Amulet
  56. 56. Horus Amulet
  57. 57. Wedjat Eye of Horus, Pendant
  58. 58. Amun, Father of the Gods
  59. 59. Bark of Amun
  60. 60. Temple of Amun in Luxor
  61. 61. Temple of Amun in Karnak
  62. 62. Nun, Goddess of Chaos, Carrying the Solar Bark

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