1550-1070 BCE – New Kingdom Art

Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut (looking southwest), Dier el-Bahri, Egypt, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1473-1458 BCE.

Hatshepsut with offering jars, from the upper court of her mortuary temple, Deir el-Bahri, Egypt, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1473-1458 BCE.  Red granite, 8′ 6″ high.  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Facade of the temple of Ramses II, Abu Simbel, Egypt, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1290-1224 BCE.  Sandstone, colossi 65′ high.

Interior of the temple of Ramses II, Abu Simbel, Egypt, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1290-1224 BCE.  Sandstone, pillar statues 32′ high.

Senmut with Princess Nefrura, from Thebes, Egypt, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1470-1460 BCE.  Granite, 3′ 1/2″ high.  Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin.

Nebamun hunting fowl, from the tomb of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1400-1350 BCE.  Fresco secco, 2′ 8″ high.  British Museum, London.

Funerary banquet (detail), from the tomb of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1400-1350 BCE.  Fresco secco, 2′ 10 5/8″ X 3′ 10 7/8″.  British Museum, London.

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