Stock Photo - This illustration replicates an ancient Egyptian war dance and was foud in a tomb that dates to shortly after the Sixth Dynasty. Such scenes were familiar in tombs at Siut, Bersheh, and Beni-Hasan. There, the troops were almost constantly involved in military matters that their generals deemed it necessary to include such scenes in their tombs. It is based on a drawing by Jean-Francois Champollion, the decipherer of hieroglyhs. It appeared in Gaston Maspero's Art of Egypt in 1921.

Stock Photo: This illustration replicates an ancient Egyptian war dance and was foud in a tomb that dates to shortly after the Sixth Dynasty.

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