Lotus Counterpoise Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C.

Lotus Counter Balance Weight With Rings -- Circa BCE -- Gold, carnelian, glass -- Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud -- Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III -- Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Magnificent Hoopoe - Ancient Adulation -  The Egyptians even used a hoopoe hieroglyph, but to date its meaning is not clear.  In the Torah, Leviticus and Deuteronomy the hoopoe is listed as a bird that should not be eaten. The hoopoe gets a mention in the Quran too; Surah Al-Naml 27:20–22:

The Magnificent Hoopoe From Ancient Adulation To CBeebies Lazer Horse

Hamsa hand platter Fatima hand wooden tray wooden snack

Omar handmade Hamsa hand wooden platter is a two-thumbed, bilaterally symmetrical hand carved platter. It is great for serving food as snacks and as a decor.

Sculpture platter duck tray 3 tier lotus tray Hand-carved

Sculpture platter duck tray 3 tier lotus tray Hand-carved

Two fish wood tray handmade fish decor Wooden fish dish

Two fish wood tray handmade fish decor Wooden fish dish

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