Dr. Amy Calvert

About Dr. Amy Calvert

Dr. Amy Calvert is the Contributing Editor for Ancient Egyptian art. Amy holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University and has been involved in several excavations in Italy, Egypt, and the U.S. She has acted as registrar in the field for the Osiris Temple Project with the Yale-University of Pennsylvania-New York University Expedition to Abydos and has worked at The British Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Smallest of the Giza Pyramids, the Pyramid of Menkaure still rises to 213 feet—and was home to stunning sculpture.

Pyramid of Menkaure

Pyramid of Khufu, c. 2551-2528 B.C.E. (photo: Dr. Amy Calvert)
Largest of the Pyramids of Giza, the outer casing of this engineering marvel once shone bright white in the sun.

Pyramid of Khufu

The Great Pyramids of Giza
Rising out of the Western Desert—the only remaining monument of the ancient Seven Wonders, the Great Pyramids.

The Great Pyramids of Giza

How was the funerary and monumental art of Egypt meant to be seen and interpreted?

Ancient Egyptian art