Art and architecture converge…Part III

Just how large and impressive is the London’s iconic British Museum ?  This is the third in a series and we’ve still only scratched the proverbial surface.  That’s how large and impressive it is.  London’s cultural gem has bragging rights to some of the world’s greatest archeological exhibits in a space so massive it takes a couple of days to explore and appreciate it–at it only takes up one floor of the building.

270
© David-Kevin Bryant

The reliefs discovered have been assembled and recreated (in order) in one of the Museum’s longest wings :

259
© David-Kevin Bryant
272
© David-Kevin Bryant
276
© David-Kevin Bryant

The great pharaoh Ramesses II guards over the Museum’s Egyptian Sculpture Gallery (Room 4) :

277
© David-Kevin Bryant

The Great Pharaoh :

279
© David-Kevin Bryant
281
© David-Kevin Bryant

Colossal granite head of Amenhotep III, found in the Temple of Mut :

282
© David-Kevin Bryant

Submit a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s