Ancient-Egyptian-Architecture

So my history professor totally dissed The Prince of Egypt in class the other day and I just had to sit there like…

Originally posted by 50-shades-of-fuucked-upp

Relief depicting a king making offerings the the god Amun and the goddess Hathor, 1st or 2nd century A.D.  Originally from the ancient site Memphis, Egypt now at the Pelizaeum-Museum in Hildesheim, Germany.

The king of right is actually believed the be the Roman emperor Trajan and represents Rome’s dominance over Egypt and Rome’s ability to syncretize religions and deities.  Note that the arches about the figures is not typical of ancient Egyptian architecture and design.  Also note how Hathor is facing forward when she should be facing sideways.

~Hasmonean