Egyptian god Khepri

Egyptian god Khepri

E905/0406 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.9MB

Downloadable file size: 2.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Amazing Beetles
This image is part of the feature Ten Amazing Beetle Facts
This image is part of the feature Tomb Of Queen Nefertari


Caption: Egyptian god Khepri. This mythological deity is painted in the tomb of Queen Nefertari. Kheprisymbolises the Sun, rebirth, renewal and resurrection. He is depicted as a man with the head of a dung beetle. Queen Nefertari lived around 1300-1255 BC and was the first wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II. Her tomb was rediscovered in 1904 by the Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. It is located in the Valley of the Queens, near the ancient city of Thebes, Egypt. It is one of the best preserved and most ornate of all known tombs. In 2003 the tomb was closed to the general public.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1255 bc, 13th century bc, 2nd millennium bc, afterlife, ancient, ancient world, animal headed, antiquity, archaeological, archaeology, archeology, architecture, book of the dead, burial ground, burial site, burial tomb, chamber, classical, deity, dung beetle, egypt, egyptian god, egyptian mythology, egyptian queen, egyptian royalty, egyptology, fresco, funerary, glyph, glyphs, god, head, hieroglyph, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, historical, history, icon, icons, khepri, luxor, mural, myth, mythology, myths, neferati's tomb, nefertari, nefertari's tomb, painting, queen nefertari, qv66, ramasses ii, rameses, ramesses, ramses ii, ramsses ii, royal, royalty, scarab beetle, subterranean, symbol, symbols, theban necropolis, thebes, tomb of queen neferati, underground, underworld, valley of the queens

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.