Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Howard Carter working on the lid of the second (middle) coffin still nestled within the case of the first (outermost) coffin in the Burial chamber, October 1925, photographed by Harry Burton, Egypt.
6 fotos incríveis da abertura da tumba de Tutancâmon
a tumba é realmente fascinante e poucas pessoas tiveram acesso físico a ela. Segundo o arqueólogo Howard Carter, que estava presente no dia da descoberta do santuário de Tutancâmon, o local é tão maravilhoso que chega a ser inacreditável.
The pyramid of Djoser, designed by Imhotep in 2600 BC. This building is noteworthy for a host of reasons. That its architect is known is a historical first, besides it being the first Egyptian pyramid. The columns in the arcades were designed to look like papyrus plants and were a direct inspiration for the much later classical Greek column orders. The pyramid itself was designed as a stack of Mastaba tombs, the traditional Egyptian tomb design.
Sennefer, wife, priest / wall painting.Egyptian, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, reign of Amenhotep II, c. 1410 BC. A priest performs a cleansing ritual before Sennefer and his wife Merit. Wall painting. Thebes-West (Upper Egypt) Shaikh Abd al-Qurna, tomb of Sennefer (TT 96 b), coffin chamber.