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Block Bearing the Name of King Sahure
Block Bearing the Name of King Sahure

This small hieroglyphic inscription gives only two names for King Sahure. The first one is the Horus name, while the second is the royal cartouche.

Relief

Block Showing a Woman's Face
Block Showing a Woman's Face

This limestone block, sculpted in sunken relief, depicts a woman's face and part of her chest.

Relief

Block with a Scene of Ramesses the Second Massacring His Enemies
Block with a Scene of Ramesses the Second Massacring His Enemies

This block is decorated with a traditional scene representing King Ramesses the Second massacring his enemies who belong to three different peoples: the Nubians, the Libyans and the Syrians.

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Commemorative Relief of Montuhotep the Second
Commemorative Relief of Montuhotep the Second

This relief depicts King Montuhotep the Second placed between two pairs of gods, who are associated with the two parts of the country. This relief commemorates the reunification of Egypt. Horus of Behdet and Wadjet of Lower Egypt are in front of him, and Seth of Ombos and Nekhbet of Upper Egypt appear behind his throne.

Relief

Coptic Low-Relief
Coptic Low-Relief

This is a Coptic low-relief in marble, with geometric and floral motifs. The piece is a part of a large frieze; which, in turn, was part of a wall decoration.

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Drawing of a Man Running
Drawing of a Man Running

A drawing of a naked man depicts him running, while carrying an object in his left hand. His left leg is bent to show that he is running fast. The drawing shows the man inside a frame, similar to an Egyptian edifice.

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King Amenhotep the Second as an Archer
King Amenhotep the Second as an Archer

King Amenhotep the Second is shown demonstrating his ability as an archer by driving a series of arrows through a copper target tied to a pole while riding in his chariot.

Relief

Low-Relief from the Mastaba of Rahotep and Nofret
Low-Relief from the Mastaba of Rahotep and Nofret

This low-relief of Rahotep is decorated in registers, or sections. The scenes show the presentation of offerings and the preparation for animal sacrifice. Unfortunately, the upper part of the relief is in very bad condition.

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Low-Relief from the Tomb of Ipy
Low-Relief from the Tomb of Ipy

This low-relief is decorated with a scene of Ipy on a chair carried by men. In other scenes, farmers load a donkey with crops, harvest corn and flax, and slaughter oxen.

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Low-Relief of Baking and Brewing
Low-Relief of Baking and Brewing

This low-relief shows twelve men making beer. They are shown first fermenting bread and then squeezing the wet mash through sieves to collect the liquid in jars.

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Low-Relief of Niuserre
Low-Relief of Niuserre

This low-relief shows how King Niuserre's funerary furniture was taken to his tomb by a number of men who are carrying his personal belongings.

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Low-Relief of the Heb Sed
Low-Relief of the Heb Sed

On this low-relief, the king is represented in the form of Osiris. He comes out of his palace and performs the ceremonial run of the Heb Sed festival.

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Marble Panel of Saint Minas
Marble Panel of Saint Minas

The marble relief depicts Saint Minas with two seated camels on either side of him. He is standing and raising his hands toward heaven in prayer.

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Musicians Playing
Musicians Playing

This block shows a musical party. The left side of the block shows six girls holding musical instruments. To the right, two men are playing a harp and others are keeping the rhythm by clapping their hands.

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Nefertiti Making an Offering
Nefertiti Making an Offering

Queen Nefertiti is depicted with a long face, narrow slanting eyes, long nose, thick lips, and drooping chin. She wears a curly wig and raises her arms in adoration.

Relief

Nefertiti Worshiping Aten
Nefertiti Worshiping Aten

This block illustrates Queen Nefertiti worshiping the god Aten in the form of the sun disk, the rays of which end in human hands holding Ankh signs.

Relief

Old Kingdom Relief of Unas-ankh
Old Kingdom Relief of Unas-ankh

This sunk relief from the Old Kingdom is carved in a provincial style. It shows the owner, Unas-ankh, with a plain wig and broad collar. In front of him are two registers, or sections, with portrayals of his relatives.

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Part of Relief Depicting a Head Topped by Lotus Flowers
Part of Relief Depicting a Head Topped by Lotus Flowers

The stela is decorated with a beautiful, colorful scene of three lotus flowers, which form a halo around a man's head.

Relief

Queen Nefertiti in Nubian Wig
Queen Nefertiti in Nubian Wig

The relief, now incomplete, once showed Queen Nefertiti with her arms upraised making an offering to Aten. She wears a Nubian wig. This wig was first worn by Nubian mercenaries and later was made fashionable by Nefertiti and her daughters.

Relief

Relief from the Mastaba of Kaemrehu
Relief from the Mastaba of Kaemrehu

From the Saqqara tomb of Kaemrehu, we have this wall relief of daily life showing the explanation of the scenes and the dialogue written in hieroglyphs.

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