Egyptian Animal Figures Photos

Ancient Egyptians created many figures of animals to either worship gods represented by such creatures or to put in tombs to ensure they were plentiful in the afterlife.

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Plowing man wood tomb carving at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Funerary model of cattle at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Apis bull head in linen at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Ancient Egyptian ram's head finial from Karnak at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Plowing man wood tomb carving (Dynasty 12 - c1991-1802 BCE) at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Funerary model of cattle (12th Dynasty - c1900 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Apis bull head in linen (Dynasty 19 - c1292-1189 BCE) at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Ancient Egyptian ram's head finial (664-332 BCE) from Karnak at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Processional row of carved rams at Temple of Karnak. Egypt.Handle of vessel in shape of reclining gazelle of alabaster from East Delta at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Objects from Kingdom of Napata, a Nubian people who ruled Egypt at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Mummified cat & cat coffin at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.
Processional row of carved rams at Temple of Karnak. Egypt.Handle of vessel in shape of reclining gazelle of alabaster (c2950 BCE - early Dynasty 1) from East Delta at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Objects from Kingdom of Napata, a Nubian people who ruled Egypt (746-655 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Mummified cat & cat coffin (Late Period - c664-332 BCE) at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.
Egyptian stone baboon-shaped canopic jar at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Egyptian Thoth, god of writing & knowledge as a baboon faience statue at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.Egyptian faience hedgehog at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian ceramic figurine of hedgehog at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Egyptian stone baboon-shaped canopic jar (22nd-25th Dynasty / 10th-7th C BCE) at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Egyptian Thoth, god of writing & knowledge as a baboon faience statue (664-525 BCE) at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.Egyptian faience hedgehog (c1938-1630 BCE / Dynasty 12-13) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian ceramic figurine of hedgehog (c1800 BCE) (Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty) at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Egyptian ceramic figurine of hare at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Egyptian ceramic figurine of hare at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Three bronze shrews associated with sun god at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Faience figures of hippos & mouse at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.
Egyptian ceramic figurine of hare (2120-1794 BCE) (Middle Kingdom, 11-12th Dynasty) at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Egyptian ceramic figurine of hare at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Three bronze shrews associated with sun god (700-400 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Faience figures of hippos & mouse (12th Dynasty - 2000-1800 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.
Faïence Egyptian Hippo at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Ancient Egyptian faience hippopotamus figure at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Egyptian faience hippo at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian faience hippopotamus at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Faïence Egyptian Hippo (Middle Kingdom / 11th or 12th Dynasty / c2000-1900 BCE) at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Ancient Egyptian faience hippopotamus figure (1784-1570 BCE) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Egyptian faience hippo (c1938-1539 BCE / Dynasty 12-17) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian faience hippopotamus (2040-1638 BCE, 11-13th dynasty) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Ceramic vessel in shape of hippopotamus at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Cult statue of crocodile of copper from Fayum? at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian limestone crocodile at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Egyptian predynastic granite carving of toad at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Ceramic vessel in shape of hippopotamus (Predynastic Period - c3500 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Cult statue of crocodile of copper (12th Dynasty - c1800 BCE) from Fayum? at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian limestone crocodile (1st-2nd C AD, Roman Period) at San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, TX.Egyptian predynastic granite carving of toad (3300-3050 BCE) at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Egyptian faience frog at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian carved stone frogs (c3100-2675 BCE / Dynasty 1 & 2) probably from Abydos at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian serpentinite vessel in shape of fish at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Egyptian pottery magical fish at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Egyptian faience frog at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian carved stone frogs (c3100-2675 BCE / Dynasty 1 & 2(?)) probably from Abydos at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian serpentinite vessel in shape of fish (c1540-1075 BCE) (New Kingdom) at Neues Museum. Berlin, Germany.Egyptian pottery magical fish (c1390-1336 BCE / Dynasty 18) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Statue of goddess Sekhmet in diorite stone at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Ancient Egyptian falcon statuette at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Falcon mummy coffins at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Striding figure of god Horus of granite from West Thebes at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.
Statue of goddess Sekhmet (Dynasty 18 - c1543-1292 BCE) in diorite stone at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Ancient Egyptian falcon statuette at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Falcon mummy coffins (Ptolemaic period - c305-30 BCE) at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Striding figure of god Horus of granite (18th Dynasty - c1360 BCE) from West Thebes at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.
Silver statue of god Horus as falcon wearing double crown at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Granite statue of god Horus as falcon from upper Egypt at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Horus falcon, the sun god, in Temple of Horus in Edfu. Egypt.Sculpture of Egyptian god Horus at Gardner Museum. Boston, MA.
Silver statue of god Horus as falcon wearing double crown (27th Dynasty - c500 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Granite statue of god Horus as falcon (200s BCE) from upper Egypt at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Horus falcon, the sun god, in Temple of Horus in Edfu. Egypt.Sculpture of Egyptian god Horus at Gardner Museum. Boston, MA.
Collection of Egyptian god statues including Horus with double crown at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian falcon figure of bronze at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Ancient Egyptian statue of a King with god Horus at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.
Collection of Egyptian god statues including Horus with double crown (c664-30 BCE) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian falcon figure of bronze (664-525 BCE - 26th dynasty) at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Ancient Egyptian statue of a King with god Horus at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.

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