King Amenhotep the Third is depicted in this sculpture with the crocodile god Sobek. The king's graceful face conveys a sense of youth but not of boyishness. It probably was made before the middle of his reign.
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.
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.
Bronze statue of a donkey shown walking; the animal has two long ears and an unusually long tail. The form is somewhat primitive; as the maker did not pay much attention to the fine detail of the various parts.
A copper jug used for making coffee; the coffee was boiled in the jug then poured into porcelain cups. The jug has a long handle that extends from the upper rim to near the base. There is a spout through which the coffee was poured. Four lines of Naskh inscription decorate the body.
This candle stand has a wide circular base that narrows towards the top and is decorated with an incised line. The base of the candlestick is ornamented with an inscribed line in Arabic that reads: "A gift to the church of Mar Mina the Wondrous at Fumm Al-Khaleeg."
Copper was used in Egypt to produce household appliances and weapons during the Greek and Roman periods. This copper ladle was used as a kitchen utensil; it is primitively made without any ornamentation or engraving.
A decorative piece made of bronze in the form of a flowering branch. One of the twigs ends in a flower with a circle above it. It is possible that it was a part of a candlestick or a decoration for a piece of furniture.
This tall stone vase has pierced lugs, or projecting handles, on opposite sides that were used to hang it. This type of vase was made from the Late Predynastic times to the period of the First Dynasty. This kind of vase was reused later for votive offerings in the temple at Karnak.
A group of European coins consists of gold florins, Spanish silver Reals and silver Austrian Talers. These currencies played an important role in the monetary exchange between the Arabic orient and Europe especially after the weakness of the Mamluk and Ottoman(̉uţmān) icoins.
This bracelet is composed of rows of barrel-shaped beads that make it flexible around the wrist. The beads are made of gold, electrum, blue glass, lapis lazuli, and calcite. The principal ornament is a large scarab at one end of the bracelet. Between the rear legs of the scarab is a basket-shaped sign inlaid with blue glass.