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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

Amduat of Nespaqashuty
Amduat of Nespaqashuty

The book is an abbreviated version for Nespaqashuty of the book of the Amduat"the book of the underworld", which describes the journey of the sun god through the 12 hours of the night.

Papyrus

Amduat of an Unknown Official
Amduat of an Unknown Official

This funerary papyrus shows the 11th and the 12th hours of the Amduat, or "Book of the Underworld." The Amduat describes the journey of the sun god through the 12 hours of the night.

Papyrus

Black Ink Drawing of Man in a Turban
Black Ink Drawing of Man in a Turban

The black ink drawing on an irregular piece of paper depicts a man with detailed features in a turban and baggy trousers.

Paper

Book of the Dead of Her-weben-khet
Book of the Dead of Her-weben-khet

The Book of the Dead of the Lady Her-weben-khet, the Chantress of Amun, shows her kneeling in prayer.

Papyrus

Collection of Writing Utensils
Collection of Writing Utensils

This collection of writing utensils, used for the preparation of paper and pens, includes a European-style pen case. It was probably left behind by someone from the French Expedition.

Writing Equipment

Faience Vase with Applied Figures of Bes
Faience Vase with Applied Figures of Bes

The faience vase with applied figures of the god Bes, still intact, is a fine example of its type. The vase is also decorated with plant and animal friezes.

Vase

Fragment of an Ostracon of a Gazelle
Fragment of an Ostracon of a Gazelle

The fragment of a decorated limestone ostracon bears a simple image of a person standing on the ground. The person is in the act of driving a gazelle. He holds the gazelle's horn tightly in his right hand, while the left one holds a whip.

Ostracon

Frieze Depicting an Angel of the Annunciation
Frieze Depicting an Angel of the Annunciation

This frieze is divided into two parts: the upper one represents the Angel of the Annunciation wearing a cloak and the lower part is composed of floral ornaments.

Frieze

Funeral Stela of the Apis Bull
Funeral Stela of the Apis Bull

This round-topped limestone stela was dedicated on the funeral of the Apis bull that died in the year 20 or 21 of King Psammetik the First's reign of the Twenty-Sixth Dynasty.

Stela or Tombstone

Her-weben-khet's Version of Book of the Dead
Her-weben-khet's Version of Book of the Dead

Her-weben-khet was a granddaughter of the high priest of Amun, Men-kheper-re. This papyrus is intended to be a part of her own abbreviated version of the Book of the Dead. It shows her with the deities in several scenes.

Papyrus

Icon of the Last Supper
Icon of the Last Supper

An icon of the Last Supper, in which Jesus Christ is seated at a table as the central figure among the Twelve Disciples. On the table there is a collection of dishes.

Icon

Jar with Missing Mouth
Jar with Missing Mouth

This clay jar has a body decorated in dark brown and red; the mouth and part of the neck are missing.

Jar

Large Pot
Large Pot

This large clay pot with a rim has horizontal and vertical incisions carved on the body. The pot has a bulbous body and is supported on a round base.

Pot

Large Pot with a Lid
Large Pot with a Lid

A large pot with a lid; in the center of the lid there is a round piece that serves as a handle, and on which there is a scene of the crucifixion.

Vessel

Linen Fragment with Designs from Mamluk Metalwork
Linen Fragment with Designs from Mamluk Metalwork

The printed linen fragment has designs inspired by Mamluk metalwork. It is decorated with repeated geometric designs, a wide Naskh inscription band in blue, and four-pointed stars intersecting medallions.

Flax

Manuscript Written in both Arabic and Coptic
Manuscript Written in both Arabic and Coptic

A manuscript written in both Arabic and Coptic; it bears a picture of two figures, perhaps angels, who are carrying two birds. Underneath the figures, there are eight interlaced circles, containing floral designs. They are intersected by four additional circles containing crosses.

Manuscript

Medium Sized Jar
Medium Sized Jar

This medium sized jar is made of clay; the decorations on the body are colored in dark brown. The jar was used to hold drinking water.

Jar

Mosaic Showing the Head of Medusa
Mosaic Showing the Head of Medusa

A large mosaic with a Medusa head in the center; the features are clear and well defined; the eyes are black and large with an expressive look, under clear eyebrows. She has a large nose, and thick lips. The hair is formed of scattered snakes.

Mosaic

Mosaic of a Watchdog Inside a Circle
Mosaic of a Watchdog Inside a Circle

The image of the watchdog inside a circle which was later set into a floor or wall mosaic.

Mosaic

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