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Lid of a limestone anthropoid sarcophagus. Ptolemaic | The British Museum

Lid of a limestone anthropoid sarcophagus with a lappet-wig and beard; no facial detail; two columns of incised Hieroglyphic text down the front flanked by representations of Isis, Nephthys and the Sons of Horus.

Wooden cynochephalus figure covered in a layer of gilded and painted plaster. Roman Period. | The British Museum

Full: Front Wooden cynocephalus figure covered in a layer of gilded and painted plaster; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Anthropoid sarcophagus of Peftjauneith, XXVI Dynasty (664 -525 BC). Wood stuccoed and painted. Height: 36cm, width: 63cm, length: 240cm. Collection D'Anastasi, Rijksmuseum van Ouheden, Leiden.

Anthropoid sarcophagus of Peftjauneith, XXVI Dynasty BC). Wood stuccoed and painted.

Outer coffin of Seshepenmehyt  c.600 BC Late Period The inscriptions tell us little of Seshepenmehyt beyond the fact that she was ‘lady of the house’ and that she played the sistrum to accompany rituals in the temple of Amun-Ra at Thebes. X-rays of the mummy show that beneath the wrappings, is the body of an adult, who died between 25 and 40 years of age. (Source: The British Museum)

Outer coffin of Seshepenmehyt c.600 BC Late Period The inscriptions tell us little of Seshepenmehyt beyond the fact that she was ‘lady of the house’ and that she played the sistrum to accompany rituals in the temple of Amun-Ra at Thebes. X-rays of the mummy show that beneath the wrappings, is the body of an adult, who died between 25 and 40 years of age. (Source: The British Museum)

Osiride Figures Presented by the King to His Foster Brother | New Kingdom Dynasty 18reign of Amenhotep II Date:ca. 1427–1400 B.C. | The Met

Osiride Figures Presented by the King to His Foster Brother

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The prehistory of Egypt spans the period from earliest human settlement to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt in c. 3100 BC, starting with.

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD SARCOPHAGUS  Late Period, 747-525BC Christies London Price estimate-15,000-20,000 GBP  Feel like starting up your own museum?

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD SARCOPHAGUS Late Period, 747-525BC Christies London Price estimate-15,000-20,000 GBP Feel like starting up your own museum?

Statue of King Mentuhotep II in the Jubilee Garment  Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 11 Reign: reign of Mentuhotep II Date: ca. 2051–2000 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, originally from the courtyard, MMA 1921-1922

Art: Statue of King Mentuhotep II in the Jubilee Garment. This was created in the beginning of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom, around B. He was holding (now missing) scepter and flail of the god Osiris, a new god brought to Egypt during the Middle Kingdom.

Statue of Amun with features of Tutankhamun, provenance unknown, possibly Thebes, late Dynasty 18-early Dynasty 19 (1332-1292 BCE), greywacke

Statue of Amun with features of Tutankhamun, provenance unknown, possibly Thebes, late Dynasty Dynasty 19 BCE) [Credit: Penn Museum]

Sandstone Osiride statue of Amenhotep I with red and black painted detail. Early 18 dynasty. British Museum.

Sandstone Osiride statue of Amenhotep I with red and black painted detail.

Papyrus from the Book of the Dead of Ani. From Thebes, Egypt 19th Dynasty, around 1275 BC. The judgement of the dead in the presence of Osiris

Papyrus from the Book of the Dead of Ani. From Thebes, Egypt Dynasty, around 1275 BC. The judgement of the dead in the presence of Osiris - ( in the British Museum)

An ancient Egyptian silver sistrum in the form of the janiform head of the goddess Hathor, with cow ears, each side of the wig incised with a uraeus, one wearing crown of Upper Egypt, the other wearing crown of Lower Egypt. (Christie's)

An ancient Egyptian silver sistrum in the form of the janiform head of the goddess Hathor, with cow ears, each side of the wig incised with a uraeus, one wearing crown of Upper Egypt, the other wearing crown of Lower Egypt.

Detail of a painting on a terracotta urn from Nagada, Ancient Egypt, Predynastic period, c3500 BC. Artist: Werner Forman Stock Photo

Stock Photo - Detail of a painting on a terracotta urn from Nagada, Ancient Egypt, Predynastic period, BC.

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