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Acroterium Base with a Lion Head
Acroterium Base with a Lion Head

A small Acroterium base ends with an open-mouthed lion head. The lion has hollow eyes and a long mane. It is possible that this acroterium was the base of a statue. The "acroterium" means a small base for a statue or other ornament.

Accessory

Amphora from Rhodes
Amphora from Rhodes

An amphora from Rhodes, it was found in the sea at Abu Qir near Alexandria. It is unusual in having a cylindrical neck and a pear-shaped body.

Amphora

Amphora with Long Neck
Amphora with Long Neck

This elongated vessel has a long neck and a conical body with a pointed base. The mouth is narrow, and the amphora is provided with two handles. Amphoras were made to contain liquids such as wine.

Amphora

Bed of Mummification
Bed of Mummification

The mummification bed is rectangular in shape. The four corners were originally decorated with heads of the Lioness Goddess Sekhmet, Goddess of war who is considered to be the protector of sleeping persons.

Bed

Box with Gabled Cover
Box with Gabled Cover

This square wooden box has a gabled lid, decorated on both sides with small, intersecting, carved circles.

Box

Bracelet with Udjat Eyes
Bracelet with Udjat Eyes

This original bracelet is formed of fifteen "Eyes of Horus," which are called, in the ancient Egyptian language, Udjat eyes. It provides its wearer with strong protection because the Udjat eye is the best-known amulet for protection.

Bracelet

Bronze Censer with a Character Inspired by Menander's Play
Bronze Censer with a Character Inspired by Menander's Play

A bronze censer formed of two parts with a square base that is supported on four tripods. A hexagonal body is set on the base; the lid is in the form of a seated person with comic features. The person is a character from a play written by the Greek poet Menandar. The open mouth allows the incense fumes to emerge.

Censer

Bronze Frying Pan with a Decorated Handle
Bronze Frying Pan with a Decorated Handle

A frying pan with a decorated handle to be held over the fire. The pan is somewhat conical in shape and can be considered to have been used for domestic purposes.

Domestic Utensils

Bronze Oil Lamp with Open Flower Shaped Handle
Bronze Oil Lamp with Open Flower Shaped Handle

A bronze oil lamp with two openings, the opening at the front is large, so that a wick can be inserted; the other opening is smaller and served for filling the lamp with oil. The handle is in the shape of an open flower.

Lamp

Bronze Statuette of Harpocrates Wearing The Atef Crown
Bronze Statuette of Harpocrates Wearing The Atef Crown

A naked statuette of Harpocrates, standing on an oblong base with his left leg forward. As in all of his statues, he is holding his right index finger in his mouth.

Statuette

Censer with Chains
Censer with Chains

A censer that is supported on three legs. The body of the censer is decorated with figures of six human faces in high relief: the faces are those of three men and three children.

Censer

Ceramic Necklace
Ceramic Necklace

A necklace made of a collection of round and tube-like ceramic beads in yellow, green, and gray. The beads were strung on recently made thread. The necklace was used to complement women's adornment.

Necklace

Circular Seal with a Foliage Motif
Circular Seal with a Foliage Motif

A circular clay seal with a foliage motif of five petals joined together at the stem. The seal may have been used to embellish objects with this beautiful floral designs.

Seal Impression

Circular Seal with a Picture of Christ
Circular Seal with a Picture of Christ

A round stone seal bearing a picture of Christ with a halo of light around his head. The seal was used in the church to stamp objects to bless them.

Seal Impression

Clay Oil Lamp
Clay Oil Lamp

This oil lamp is made of clay and has a handle at the rear. The body is decorated with foliage and geometrical patterns of entwined leaves and dots.

Lighting Equipment and Implements

Clay Plate with Drawings
Clay Plate with Drawings

A simple plate, for domestic use, decorated with elegance and precision.

Dish

Clay Sarcophagus
Clay Sarcophagus

A poorly made clay sarcophagus, probably made for a man, as the hair appears to be cut short with small curls.

Cenotaph

Collection of Beads
Collection of Beads

A selection of beads, some are flat circles that are separated by barrel shaped beads and four double tube beads. The beads have been strung on a new thread.

Necklace

Collection of Beads made of Agate and Glass
Collection of Beads made of Agate and Glass

This collection of beads, of different shapes and sizes, is made of agate and glass. They were recently organized on thread to form a necklace.

Necklace

Collection of Colored Beads
Collection of Colored Beads

This collection of colored beads have been strung on new thread, and form a necklace that was worn by women during both the Greek and Roman periods in Egypt. The beads have lost their shine by time.

Necklace

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