What is it?
Painting in miniature is more than just painting a small work. The word “miniature” originally came from a Latin term for the red pigment that was used in the creation of illuminated manuscripts. 598 more words
Photo: Cairo Museum entrance courtesy Ijanderson977 – wikimedia.org
Being within walking distance of Cairo’s museum, we trudged by beeping traffic under a blazing sun. Before the doors swung open, we arrived early thinking we’d beat the crowds to discover others with the same idea. 132 more words
Part of the Egyptian Museum of Berlin collection, you can experience this particular bust at the Neues Museum Ancient Egypt exhibition indefinitely! Wife and Queen to King Akhenaten, this bust is unlike early versions depicting Nefertiti’s beauty. 141 more words
Great vintage find by TheAvidDiva (450.00 USD) http://ift.tt/18RDGSf