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Amenhotep the Third and the God Sobek
Amenhotep the Third and the God Sobek

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.

Statue

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 Statue of an Animal
Bronze Statue of an Animal

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.

Statue

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

Coffee Pot with Four Lines of Naskh Inscription
Coffee Pot with Four Lines of Naskh Inscription

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.

Ewer

Copper Candle Stand
Copper Candle Stand

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."

Candlestick

Copper Case for Pen and Inkpot
Copper Case for Pen and Inkpot

Copper Case for a pen and inkpot inlaid with gold and silver consists of two parts: the body and the cover. The lid is decorated with verses from the Qur'an written in Mamluk Naskh calligraphy.

Box

Copper Kettle
Copper Kettle

A kettle with an undecorated, round base, and a lid in the shape of a bell that is crowned with a cross. There is a deeply cut, decorative band of Coptic inscriptions on the lower part of the body.

Pot

Copper Ladle
Copper Ladle

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.

Implements And Utensils

Copper Plate
Copper Plate

A small copper plate with a circular base, which is decorated with incised lines.

Bowl

Coptic Seal in the Form of a Crescent
Coptic Seal in the Form of a Crescent

This metal seal in the form of a metal crescent is inscribed with a Coptic word that consists of seven raised letters, which means "holy."

Seal Impression

Cross with a Cylindrical Handle
Cross with a Cylindrical Handle

A cross with a round handle. Each end of the crosspiece is terminated with a small cross.

Religious and Cult Objects

Cross within a Crescent
Cross within a Crescent

A figure made of copper that represents a crescent within which there is a cross. On top of the cross there is a round object. This piece was originally installed at the top of a pillar.

Part Of

Decorative Object Shaped like a Flowering Branch
Decorative Object Shaped like a Flowering Branch

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.

Candlestick

Early Stone Hanging Vase
Early Stone Hanging Vase

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.

Vase

European Coins
European Coins

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.

Coin

Flexible Bracelet of king Tutankhamun
Flexible Bracelet of king Tutankhamun

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.

Bracelet

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