ISIS

Original pinner said: "Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.

Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead.  Her name means "Mistress of the House" in the Egyptian language. She has also been called the "Friend of the Dead". Nephthys is the shadow of her sister Isis and rules over the darkness and the secrets of death.  She is the protector of souls and the queen of the Underworld.

Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead. Her name means "Mistress of the…

Sprawling hieroglyphs dating back around 5,000 years have been discovered in Egypt's Sinai Desert. They reveal a queen named Neith-Hotep who ruled Egypt.

Early Egyptian Queen Revealed in 5,000-Year-Old Hieroglyphs

Sprawling hieroglyphs dating back around years have been discovered in Egypt's Sinai Desert. Carved into stone, the symbols reveal secrets of the early pharaohs, including a queen named Neith-Hotep who ruled Egypt.

4500 years old tomb of unknown Ancient Egyptian Queen discovered | Luxor Times

ABUSIR, EGYPT—Miroslav Barta of the Czech Institute of Egyptology and his team have discovered the Old Kingdom tomb of a previously unknown queen named Khentkaus III in a small cemetery to the southeast of King Neferefre’s pyramid complex.

Seated Statue of Hatshepsut  Date: ca. 1473–1458 B.C.  Accession Number: 29.3.2

Seated Statue of Hatshepsut Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III Date: ca. Thebes, Deir el-Bahri & Asasif, Senenmut Quarry & MMA tombs possibly Asasif, MMA

Egyptian Ankh

Only Kings, Queens and Gods were allowed to carry this symbol. The ankh is the Egyptian sign of life and indicates that the King or God holding it has the power to give life or take it away from lesser mortals

Egyptian Canopic Jar featuring Bastet - Bast - and Egyptian Art from 13 Moons!

Egyptian Canopic Jar featuring Bastet - Bast - and Egyptian Art from 13 Moons! Cats all over the world still conduct themselves as if they were still deities.

Akhenaten, Nefertiti and the Aten

King Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti praying to the sun-god Aten who provided his rays to the king and the queen. The sun rays end up with hands holding the key of life offering it to the royal family.

The story of how Scotland got it’s name is an interesting one. Meritaten, nicknamed Scotia, was an ancient Egyptian queen of the eighteenth dynasty (14th century BC), and the first of six daughters born to Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife, Nefertiti. Her name means “She who is beloved of Aten”; Aten being the sun-god her father worshipped. Scotia settled in what is now Scotland, after the Hyksos were expelled from Egypt. -Robert Sepehr    Copyright © 2012 Antediluviana. A

The story of how Scotland got it’s name is an interesting one. Meritaten, nicknamed Scotia, was an ancient Egyptian queen of the eighteenth dynasty century BC), and the first of six daughters born to Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife, Nefertiti.

Queen Nerfertiti - Egypt

The Nefertiti Bust - 3300 yr. old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. It is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC

Senet (or Senat) is a board game from predynastic and ancient Egypt. The oldest hieroglyph representing a Senet game dates to around 3100 BC. The full name of the game in Egyptian was zn.t n.t ḥˁb meaning the "game of passing".

Chess Originated In Africa - A painting of Queen Nefertari playing Senet in the Tomb of Nefertari.

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Sabriya comes to wed Emperor Nasim from a nation beyond the red mountains. People thought the emperor would refuse to marry and name his nephew Kohlrabi as his heir until he became enchanted by tales of Sabriya's beauty

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