Windows Wallpapers
(the second selection)

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Djoser's and Userqaf's pyramids at Saqqara - photo by Born Pyramids of Saqqara
It is the Step Pyramid of Djoser in the background, with Userqaf's badly ruined pyramid in the foreground.
Saqqara, 3rd and 5th dynasty

(Around 2600 and 2450 BC)
Born's photo

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Menkaura (Mycerinus)
This famous artefact has
more examples, all of them features the Pharaoh and Hathor with a different nome deity. This one is the finest.
(4th dynasty, around 2480 BC)
(C) Egyptian Museum, Cairo

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Mycerinus with Hathor and a nome deity
Dzsószer szobra a Lépcsős piramis szerdábfülkéjéből

Djoser
This statue was at the serdab of the Step Pyramid at Saqqara.

3rd dynasty, around 2600 BC
(C) Egyptian Museum, Cair
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The Step Pyramid
Saqqara, built around 2600 BC
Builder: Djoser (3rd dynasty)
Architect: Imhotep
Born's photo

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Lépcsős piramis Szakkarában - Born felvétele

Cat statuette (Goddess Bastet) - (C) Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Cat Statuette (Goddess Bastet)
It had earrings originally, and its forehead was decorated with a golden scarab inlay. The cult of the cats and Bastet is ancient, but it reached its prime time by the Third Intermediate Period.
Bronze, 26th (saite) dynasty
around 660-525 BC
(C) Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Background graphics by Born

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Achenaten, the Heretic Pharaoh
The Amarna reform he started, led to great development in the arts, but drove the countries and their unity into terrible dangers.
(C) White Star S.r.l., Luca Rossi

(C) Luxor Museum

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Achenaten, the Heretic Pharaoh

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Garfield and Egypt!

ÉSzAH and Born has their other favourites of their own and between the top ones Garfield has his special place. So let us offer some pictures where the two favourites: Garfield and Egypt meet one and other - especially in honour of Bastet!

Party All The Time! - (C) Jim Davis Party all the time!
On this picture Garifeld presents the high fashion of the Nagada I age, the Middle Kingdom and the Greek-Roman period. ;o)
(C) Jim Davis

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The Great Find
"Oh, finally you find me, my sarcophagus is nearly empty!"
(C) Jim Davis

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The Grat Find! - (C) Jim Davis
Mummy Party - (C) Jim Davis Mummy Party
Saqqara, 5th dynasty... ooh, sorry, it is not that one!
(C) Jim Davis

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