by Mikkal Noptek June. 17, 2012 2657 views

June 09, 2012

Egypt ( near 2000-1900 BC )
Starting in the First Intermediate period, wooden models became very popular burial goods. These wooden models often depict everyday activities that the deceased expected to continue doing in the afterlife.

Emile Guimet, a young industrialist from Lyon fascinated by archaeology and passionate about history, sets off to visit Egypt in 1865?
And nothing will ever be the same again? He was captivated by the civilisation and mysteries of Ancient Egypt.
He purchased numerous rare and unusual objects from the Nile valley and criss-crossed the East until he had amassed one of the most impressive private collections of oriental objects of his time.

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Josy 5 years, 3 months ago

Magnifique statuette qui témoigne de la vie à cette époque

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Chossid 5 years, 3 months ago

Very nice! We used to get fresh milk all the time. My kids called it cows milk -- like where did they think milk in containers came from?!

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Olga Helys 5 years, 3 months ago

Great angles, lighting and scenes
Like so much the #3

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Finbarr 5 years, 3 months ago

Nice set !!

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Agnes Felber 5 years, 3 months ago

Hm, how cute this is! Looks quite modern, actually...

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