According to the 2001 Census of India, there are over 30 languages spoken by more than a million native speakers.
Two contact languages have played an important role in influencing the languages of India; Persian and English.
Block statues first appeared in the Twelfth Dynasty, nearly one thousand years after most statue types had been developed.
The sculptural form of a kneeling man holding an intricate symbolic image first appeared in statues of Senenmut and continued for hundreds of years. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.30" data-src="https:// The rich, dark patina of this head is not ancient; the original surface has a duller tone.Perhaps this new type of statue was the product of Senenmut’s imagination, as interpreted by a skilled and receptive artist. Whether the head represents an individual is a matter of dispute.An artisan polished the flint blade on one side and delicately flaked the other to make a cutting edge. The most common variety showed the subjects—a husband and wife, a mother and child, or a king and a divinity, for example—seated together on a chair or bench. The Egyptians explained the sun’s annual motion toward the south and then back to Egypt as the Eye’s departure and return.The earliest documented examples date to the reign of King Djoser in the Third Dynasty (circa 2675–2625 ). in honor of Richard Fazzini and the excavations of the Temple of Mut in South Karnak; the Mary Smith Dorward Fund; and the Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 1991.311" data-src="https:// in. In other myths, Re’s Eye symbolized natural phenomena, such as the Nile’s annual flood and the Egyptian new year. Found in Italy, said to have been in the ruins of Emperor Hadrian’s villa at Tivoli, outside Rome; originally from Egypt, probably Heliopolis.Occasionally an Egyptian pornstar works in the West and demonstrates her naughty skills.
MIGRATIONS TO THE “HINTERLANDS” OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA Travel on land and sea took Central American people to North and South America. Antonio D’Amiano Atristain (Center-Proprietor), his wife, & Israel (Mural artist), Garth & Cheryl Norman, Sergio Navas, Abinadi Navas, Silvestre Ramirez Figueroa, Cordell Andersen, Tim & Anne Law, Ray & Mary Jean Garrison, Linc & Dixie Clifford.
It may depict a particular but now unknown priest or government official, or it may be a stylization.
The curly locks reflect Hellenistic influence, an important component of Egyptian art of the ptolemaic Period, but the formulaic execution is Egyptian. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.48" data-src="https:// in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.48 is named for the American Egyptologist Charles Edwin Wilbour (1833–1896), who purchased it in 1881. Originally, it was suspended on a wall by a cord inserted through the hole at the top.
However, the style of carving—note Senwosret’s expressive face—had been in vogue for less than a generation. Sphinxes represented the king’s ability to crush Egypt’s enemies.
Although sphinxes were usually male, the heavy striated wig shown here only appears on representations of women.
These disproportions apparently resulted from the sculptor’s desire to show all three heads in a row. This statue of Senenmut—an important official during the joint reign of Queen Hatshepsut and King Thutmose III—appears in the classic kneeling pose known since the Fourth Dynasty (circa 2625–2500 ).