Ancient Egyptian Paintings
Handcrafted and Painted Frescoes for Your Walls. Inspired by the artistry and imagery of ancient Greek, Egyptian and Roman paintings, Ancient Artifice is…
[EGYPT 29341] ’Tree goddess in Nakht's tomb at Luxor.’ A scene in the tomb of Nakht portrays a tree goddess presenting several offerings to the deceased on a tray: beer, an elongated bread, a cup of grapes and a bunch of onions. Suspended from her right hand hangs a grape vine and in the left she holds three stems of papyrus. Although there is no text here that describes her, the tree goddess or 'Lady of the Sycamore' is usually identified with either Nut, Hathor or Isis. In most tombs she ...
Tree of Life from the Tomb of Sennedjem - Luxor, 13th Century BC. Sennedjem and his wife offering gifts to the God, Osiris emerging from an acacia tree. To the ancient Egyptians, the “Tree of Life” represented the hierarchical chain of events that brought every thing into existence. Makes a great wedding gift.
The Offering - Tomb of Menna 1400-1352 BC: Replica Sizes: 16” x 24” | 24” x 32” |32” x 48”. This replica depicts one of Menna’s daughters presenting the offering. Menna was a ‘Scribe of the Lord of Egypt, and his job was probably to document the records of land ownership. The fact that so few people could read and write gave Menna very high prestige in this ancient Egyptian society. Women wear various dresses but hair styles are constant with a fragrance ointment cone on their heads.
Henuttawy: Detail from the Tomb of Menna. Replica Panel Sizes: 12” x 16” | 16” x 24” Seated behind Menna is this detail of his wife Henuttawy. In her right is hand a bouquet of lotus blossoms. Her long black wig is held in place by a headband and is adorned with another lotus blossom. A fragrant cone of grease rests upon her head. The upper portion of her gold, slim fitting dress is heavily pleated and accented by a large multicolored necklace.
Sennefer: Replica Panel Sizes: 24” x 32” | 32” x 48” Tomb of the Vines - Sheikh Adb el-Qurna The Ancient Egyptian noble Sennefer was “Mayor of the City” Thebes, during the reign of Amenhotep II of the 18th dynasty. This Fresco from the burial chamber depicts Sennefer seated beneath a stylized sycamore tree. His wife Meryt is shown much smaller as is the typical of the Egyptian style to show social status. He is holding a lotus flower and a sekhem sceptre as a symbol of power and authority.
Nebamun the Hunter: Replica Panel Sizes: 24” x 24” | 32” x 32” |48” x 48” . Considered to be a premiere example of an Egyptian masterpiece, this fragment of a hunting scene is unmatched in its flair for design and color and detail. Nebamun, standing on a papyrus boat accompanied by two women (perhaps his wife and daughter), enters a marsh while with his snake-headed throwing stick ready to strike. Among the decorative reeds an abundance of wildlife targeted by Nebamun and his retriever cat.
Hathor King Tutankhamun: Replica Sizes: 16” x 24” | 24” x 32” |32” x 48”. Discovered in 1922, the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun reveals scenes showing interactions between Gods and “mortals”. Hathor, the goddess of the West, places an Ankh Sign in front of the king’s face to symbolize the breath of eternal life. The Ankh sign is one of the most potent symbols represented in Egyptian art and is often incorporated into scenes as part of the decorative motif.
The “Musicians”. Replica Sizes: 24” x 24” | 32” x 32” |48” x 48” | This mural is taken from a section of a much larger banquet scene featuring scantily attired girls and domestics scattering flowers, dancing, adorning each other with jewelry and perfumes, all surrounded by large quantities of foodstuffs. The delicate, sensual expression in the faces of these three beauties with their slender fingers playing their instruments convey that their music was intended to entertain the banqueters.