Inspired by a gold pendant from the jewelry chest of princess Sithathoryunet, daughter of Senusret II (ancient Egyptian king of the 12th dynasty) mainly known from her burial at El-Lahun in which a treasure trove of jewelry was found.
Hand drawing on papyrus using ink and acrylic colors.
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Malakoot Art Gallery
Dina Shalaby is a Russian-Egyptian visual artist focusing on modern art inspired by Ancient Egypt. Using mixed media and her deep passion for pharaonic Egypt, she creates pieces inspired by the past and with a story for the future. With a major in journalism, a master’s in international business and seven years at an international management consulting firm across three continents, Dina converted to her art passion a year ago and currently lives between Cairo and New York. She recently held her debut exhibition and hopes to continue exploring and sharing the universal beauty, timeless wisdom and inspiration of Ancient Egypt through her work.