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Heart Scarab bearing a standard spell requesting the heart not to testify against its owner during the weighing of the heart ceremony
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Statuette of Isis as mother and protector of Horus the child
Egypt
5th–3rd century BCE
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Statuette of Isis mourning, one of a pair depicting the goddess and her sister Nephthys
Egypt
4th–3rd century BCE
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Lid of a shabti coffin displaying features identical to full-size human coffins
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Heart scarab in the shape of the hieroglyph “heart” with a scarab in relief on one side and the standard heart-scarab spell on the other
Egypt
15th–14th century BCE
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Statuette of Sobekhotep, elder of the portal; his “sidelock of youth” is typical of images of children and selected officials
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Statuette of Djeddjehutyiufankh, controller of the estate, kneeling and holding a shrine containing the figure of the god Osiris
Egypt
6th century BCE
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Funerary stele of Tutu, depicted presenting offerings to a procession of the gods Osiris, Horus, Isis, and Nephthys
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Private-name scarab inscribed in the base with the title and name "Attendant of the Meat-pantry, Intef"
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Private-name scarab inscribed in the base with the title, name, and funerary epithet "God's Servant (priest) of Amon, Sa-in-heret, Lord of Reverence"
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Private-name scarab inscribed in the base with the titles and name "Seal-bearer of the King of Lower Egypt, Chief Steward, Retainer, Titi"
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Scarab depicting elder of the portal, Setier
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Private-name scarab inscribed in the base with the title, name, and funerary epithet " Overseer of Goldsmiths, N-senet-ib, True of Voice"
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Private-name scarab depicting: Retainer of the tribunal, Sa-Ptah; the official’s name, meaning “Son of (the god) Ptah,” accounts for the figure of the god
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Private-name scarab inscribed in the base with the title and name "Chief Administrator of a City, Kemes"
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Private-name scarab inscribed in the base with the titles and name "Chamberlain, Controller of the Fan, Imeni"
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Shabti of the royal scribe Herkhebi
Egypt
7th century BCE
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Heart scarab in a gold frame bearing the standard heart-scarab spell
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Statuette of Mut, wife of Amun-Re, god of Thebes
Egypt
9th–8th century BCE
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Broad collar necklace (aegis) with the head of a ram, animal manifestation of Amun-Re, god of Thebes and king of the gods
Egypt
7th–6th century BCE
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Statuette of a baboon, one of the animal manifestations of Thoth, mood god and god of wisdom and writing
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Plaque showing Hapy, personification of the abundance of the Nile floodwaters
Egypt
7th–6th century BCE
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Statuette of Horus the child in the lap of his mother, Isis
Egypt
2nd century BCE
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Statuette of Ptah
Egypt
Late period, 7th–5th century BCE
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Amulet of Ma‘at, seated, the ostrich feather on her head now lost
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Statuette of Ma‘at, seated, an ostrich feather – her attribute – on her head
Egypt
8th–7th century BCE
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Scarab depicting King Thutmose III presenting the figure of the goddess Ma‘at
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Scarab depicting the goddess Ma‘at as a component of the throne name of King Amenhotep III
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Statuette of Amun-Re, a fusion of Amun, god of the capital Thebes, and the sun god Re
Egypt
7th–4th century BCE
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Statuette of Ptah, god of the capital Memphis and patron of artisans
Egypt
8th–7th century BCE
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Shrine fragment showing the sun god Re-Horakhty, a fusion of Re and “Horus of the Horizons”
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Plaque showing the sun god Re, the sun disk on his head and an ostrich feather (symbol of Ma‘at) on his knees
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Horus the Sun Child
Egypt
Ptolemaic Period, 3rd–2nd century BCE
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Statuette of Thoth, moon god and god of wisdom and writing
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Statuette of the moon god Iah, crowned with the moon disk and crescent
Egypt
7th–4th century BCE
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Statuette of Horus, divine representation of the Pharaoh, wearing the double crown, symbolizing his rule over Upper and Lower Egypt
Egypt
5th–4th century BCE
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Statuette of Osiris, king of the dead, shown as a mummy holding the royal insignia – the crook and the flail
Egypt
4th century BCE
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Statuette of Horus the child, legitimate heir to the throne, shown in the customary depiction of children in ancient Egypt - nude, his finger in his mouth, and with the “sidelock of youth”
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Statuette of Osiris, king of the dead, shown as a mummy holding the royal insignia – the crook and the flail
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Statuette of Isis protecting her husband/brother Osiris
Egypt
4th–3rd century BCE
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Statuette of Anubis, guardian of cemeteries and god of mummification
Egypt
5th–3rd century BCE
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Statuette of Kherduankh, venerated as mother of the divine Imhotep
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Statuette of Imhotep
Egypt
Ptolemaic Period, 3rd–2nd century BCE
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Fragment of a ceremonial rattle in the shape of the symbol of Hathor, celestial cow and goddess of love and music
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Statuette of Wadjet, lady of the Delta, depicted with both her animal manifestations, as a lion-headed woman with a cobra on her head
Egypt
7th–4th century BCE
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Statuette of Bastet, the appeased manifestation of Sekhmet: from ferocious lioness to placid cat
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Statuette of Neith, ancient local goddess in the Delta, venerated as goddess of hunting and war
Egypt
7th–4th century BCE
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Statuette of a falcon, the animal manifestation of Horus, the divine king
Egypt
1st century BCE
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Statuette/coffin of an ibis, one of the animal manifestations of Thoth, moon god and god of wisdom and writing
Egypt
3rd century BCE
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Coffin of a cat, animal manifestation of Bastet, mother goddess and goddess of fertility
Egypt
4th century BCE
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Head of a king with a uraeus at his brow, fragment from a larger-than-life royal statue
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Fragmentary stele depicting King Thothmes III, wearing his warrior crown and uraeus and presenting food offerings to Amun-Re
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Fragmentary head of King Senwosret III wearing the royal headcloth (nemes)
Egypt
19th century BCE
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Statuette of a kneeling king wearing the nemes headcloth and uraeus, his hands holding an offering for the gods, now lost
Egypt
4th–3rd century BCE
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Unfinished sculpture of a royal head with a uraeus at the brow, a sculptor’s model or a temple offering
Egypt
4th century BCE
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Statuette of a sphinx wearing the nemes headcloth and uraeus
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
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Unfinished bust of a king wearing the royal headcloth ( nemes ), a sculptor’s model or a temple offering
Egypt
4th–3rd century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting King Amenhotep III as a bull trampling an enemy
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting King Ramesses II seated on a throne and holding the royal scepter
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting King Ramesses II in his chariot, wearing his warrior crown and trampling an enemy
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting King Ramesses II striking a bound enemy with his sword
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Lower part of a kneeling statue of King Thothmes III, whose military victories established the Egyptian empire in Asia
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Offering table bearing the throne name and birth name of King Ramesses II, each inscribed twice and enclosed in a cartouche
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Architectural tile bearing the birth name of King Ramesses IV enclosed in a cartouche
Egypt
12th century BCE
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Oyster shell bearing the birth name of King Senwosret I
Egypt
20th century BCE
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Shabti (funerary statuette) bearing the birth name of King Bakenrenef enclosed in a cartouche
Egypt
8th century BCE
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Commemorative scarab of King Amenhotep III bearing his five names and the name of his queen, Tiy
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Commemorative scarab of King Amenhotep III bearing his five names and the name of his queen, Tiy
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Kohl (eye makeup) tube bearing the throne name of King Amenhotep III and the name of his daughter, Isis, both enclosed in cartouches
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Cylinder seal bearing the throne name and birth name of King Senwosret III enclosed in cartouches
Egypt
19th century BCE
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Cylinder seal bearing the throne name of King Amenemhat IV enclosed in a cartouche
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting throne name of King Amenhotep III (right) and the name of his queen, Tiy (left), enclosed in cartouches
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting King Ramesses II seated on a throne, with three figures bowing to him in adoration
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting birth name of King Ramesses II
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting throne name of King Thothmes III enclosed in a cartouche
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab
Egypt
16th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting King Thothmes III as a falcon-headed sphinx trampling an enemy
Egypt
15th century BCE
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Royal-name scarab depicting birth name of King Amenhotep III
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Statuette of Montuhotep, scribe of the chief minister of state, seated on a cubical chair
Egypt
18th century BCE
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Tomb painting depicting the king’s chief sculptor, Nebamun, offering to the gods
Thebes, Egypt
14th century BCE
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Tomb relief depicting the deceased, whose name is lost, holding a scepter customarily held by high officials
Egypt
24th – 23rd century BCE
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Statuette of Imeni, director of the singers, seated in the scribal position, his left hand held in a gesture of reverence before the gods
Egypt
19th century BCE
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Block statue of an unknown official; block statues present the figure in a crouched position, creating a block-like shape
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Tomb painting depicting two priests, one holding a papyrus roll and the other a vase for libations (liquid offerings)
Thebes, Egypt
14th century BCE
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Funerary stele of the priest Hor, depicted presenting offerings to two manifestations of the sun god
Egypt
7th–6th century BCE
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Duck-shaped food case for a trussed bird
Egypt
20th–19th century BCE
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Fragmentary tomb relief depicting an offering bearer carrying provisions and inscribed with a magical formula
Egypt
26th–25th century BCE
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Statuette of a woman kneading dough used to make beer, the most common alcoholic beverage in Egypt and a dietary staple
Egypt
21st–20th century BCE
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Statuette of a female offering bearer carrying a box filled with flour and holding a duck
Egypt
20th–19th century BCE
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Statuette of a female offering bearer carrying a box filled with flour and holding a duck
Provenance unknown
21st–20th century BCE
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Game of Senet, including a game board and twenty playing pieces
The Tanis area, Egypt
15th–13th century BCE
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Model of a boat, the main means of transportation in Egypt, equipped with a steering oar, a mast, a team of rowers, and a controller
Egypt
21st–20th century BCE
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Elaborate Shabti of the “Lady of the House …,” a title commonly used for married women
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Shabti of the high official Khaiemwaset
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Shabti of the “Chief of Weighing/Measuring, Huy,” clasping the customary hoe and pick and inscribed with the traditional spell
Egypt
14th–13th century BCE
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Statuette of a Ba – a bird with a human head representing the spirit that has freedom of movement between the realms of the living and the dead
Egypt
1st–2nd century CE
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Mirror with a handle in the form of a nude female with a papyrus stalk on her head, associated with the cult of the goddess of love and beauty, Hathor
Egypt
15th – 14th century BCE
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Mirror, an item of great symbolic significance, capable of reflecting the human image and reminiscent in shape and color of the sun
Egypt
19th–18th century BCE
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Statuette of a kneeling mourner
Egypt
25th–24th century BCE
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Cylindrical kohl (eye makeup) container with a swivel cover held in place by a wooden applicator
Egypt
15th – 14th century BCE
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Cosmetic bowl, typically found in tombs, decorated with a monkey in high relief
Egypt
20th–19th century BCE
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Cosmetic tray, in the form of a cartouche decorated with floral motifs, birds, a fish, and a duck
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Figurine of a recumbent hippopotamus decorated with painted lotus flowers and probably symbolizing rebirth
Egypt
20th–18th century BCE
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Wedjat-Eye Amulet
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Djed pillar
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Wedjat eye amulet
Egypt
15th–13th century BCE
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Thoeris amulet
Egypt
15th–13th century BCE
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Bes amulet
Egypt
13th century BCE
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Amulet of Horus the child
Egypt
8th–7th century BCE
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Ba amulet
Egypt
19th–18th century BCE
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Frog-shaped amulet
Egypt
15th–13th century BCE
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Leg-shaped amulet
Egypt
21st century BCE
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Anubis amulet
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Isis knot amulet
Egypt
15th–13th century BCE
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Headrest amulet
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Amulet in the form of a papyrus column
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Amulet of Ibis and Ma'at
Egypt
7th–5th century BCE
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Child’s coffin decorated with a scarab at the top, the protecting figure of the sky goddess Nut in the center, and deities from the realm of the dead below
Egypt
3rd century BCE
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Set of canopic jars of “Ahmose, son of Psamtik, Scribe of the Treasury,” with stoppers depicting the four sons of Horus (guardians of the embalmed organs) and magical spells invoking their protection
Egypt
7th–6th century BCE
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Fragmentary shroud featuring a portrait of a woman with ornate jewelry
Egypt
4th century CE
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Funerary mask of a man
Egypt
2nd century CE
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Amulets of the four sons of Horus, customarily sewn on the mummy bandages or attached to a network of beads placed over the bandages
Egypt
7th–6th century BCE
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Fragmentary relief showing two pairs of horses harnessed to a chariot (now lost), part of a royal procession scene
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Commemorative scarab commissioned for the Aten’s jubilee, bearing the names and titles of Amenhotep IV and his queen, Nefertiti
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Scarab bearing the king’s throne name with the title “Son of Atum ”
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Head of a shabti of Akhenaten
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Foot from a composite statue of a female, most probably the queen
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Fragmentary relief depicting a group of blind musicians, two of them holding a lyre; their clothes suggest a non-Egyptian origin
Egypt
14th century BCE
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Fragmentary stele depicting King Ramesses II, kneeling and offering wine to the god Anubis
Egypt
13th century BCE
Egyptian Archaeology
Fragmentary relief from a scene of the palace interior, depicting a pile of offerings for the Aten, whose rays end with human hands, the customary way of representing the sun in Amarna art
Egypt
14th century BCE