Ptolemaic dynasty - Wikipedia

Ptolemaic dynasty - Wikipedia

The last and arguably most powerful dynasty in Egypt's history was ruled by Macedonian Greeks known as the Ptolemies.

The last and arguably most powerful dynasty in Egypt's history was ruled by Macedonian Greeks known as the Ptolemies.

Amulet in the form of a standing figure of Bes    TYPE  Amulet  HISTORICAL PERIOD(S)  Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE  MEDIUM  Clay  DIMENSION(S)  H x W: 1.4 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in)  GEOGRAPHY  Egypt

Amulet in the form of a standing figure of Bes TYPE Amulet HISTORICAL PERIOD(S) Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE MEDIUM Clay DIMENSION(S) H x W: 1.4 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in) GEOGRAPHY Egypt

Canopic chest |Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

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Cartonnage Mummy Case, c. 50 BC - AD 50 Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty to early Roman Empire cartonnage, painted and gilded, with glass inlays, Overall - h:20.50 w:57.00 l:166.50 cm (h:8 1/16 w:22 7/16 l:65 1/2 inches). Cleveland Museum of Art

Cartonnage Mummy Case, c. 50 BC - AD 50 Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty to early Roman Empire cartonnage, painted and gilded, with glass inlays! Cileveland Museum of Art

Last, from Alexandria, Egypt comes this noble-woman’s diadem with tendrils and a Herakles knot clasp. Date: c. 200 – 100 BC. It was made during the Ptolemaic Dynasty, which was started by Ptolemy Soter, another one of Alexander’s generals. He declared himself Pharaoh to appeal to Egyptian natives.The Dynasty ended with the death of Cleopatra and the Roman Conquest in 30 BC .

A gold diadem. Greek, probably made in Alexandria, Egypt, 220 - 100 BC. The piece probably belonged to a noble woman of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt. The clasp is shaped as a protective Herakles knot.

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Ancient Egyptians used kohl, a lead base, to outline their eyes. This could have led to seizures or comas, even death.

Famine Stela and claiming to date to the reign of Djoser (ca. 2670 BC, 3rd Dynasty), but probably created during the Ptolemaic Dynasty, relates how Djoser rebuilt the temple of Khnum on the island of Elephantine at the First Cataract, thus ending a (7) seven-year famine in Egypt. Some consider this ancient inscription as a legend at the time it was inscribed. Nonetheless, it does show that more than two millennia after his reign, Egyptians still remembered Djoser.

The Famine Stela is an inscription written in hieroglyphs located on Sehel Island in the Nile near Aswan in Egypt, which speaks of a seven-year period of drought and famine during the reign of the dynasty king Djoser.

Ptolemy I Soter I (the Savior), also known as Ptolemy Lagides, was a Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt (323 BC – 283 BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In 305/4 BC he took the title of pharaoh.

Bust of Ptolemy I Soter I c. 367 BC – c. 283 BC, was a Greek Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In BC he demanded the title of pharaoh.

Decorated #Situla, 305-30 BC                                                #Egypt, #Ptolemaic Dynasty

Decorated Situla, BC Egypt, Ptolemaic Dynasty bronze, Diameter - cm inches) Diameter of mouth - cm inches) Overall - cm inches) with handle - cm inches). Cleveland Museum of Art

Ptolemy I Soter (c. 367 BC-283/2 BC) Founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.  Son of Lagus or Philip II of Macedon and Arsino. Consorts: Artakama, Eurydice, and Berenice

a bust of Ptolemy I Soter, the Greek general of Alexander the Great who started the Ptolemaic Dynasty. This is the dynasty Cleopatra was descended from. The bust is at the Louvre.

Cameo “Prince of the Ptolemaic dynasty presented as Hermes”. Sardonyx, 3rd cent. BCE. Golden frame, enamel — 18th century. Inv. No. Camee. 111. Paris, National Library. (Photo by I. Sh.).

Cameo “Prince of the Ptolemaic dynasty presented as Hermes”. I Paris, National Library

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Kemetic town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it, were later made during the Roman period.

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it, were later made during the Roman period.

Relief depicting Cleopatra VII, Julius Caesar and their son Caesarion, later her co-regent Ptolemy XV Caesar. 1st Century BC, Ptolemaic Dynasty. Hathor Temple, Dendera.

Relief depicting Cleopatra VII, Julius Caesar and their son Caesarion, later her co-regent Ptolemy XV Caesar. 1st Century BC, Ptolemaic Dynasty. Hathor Temple, Dendera.

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