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Technique: Painted Technique: Painted

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Title Type
Alabaster Boat
Alabaster Boat

This alabaster boat stands on a base representing a square pool.

Boat

Apse from Baweit
Apse from Baweit

The apse from Baweit is what is called an "Eastern Niche." It is decorated with a depiction of the Lord Jesus Christ on a throne on the upper part, and the lower part shows the Virgin Mary carrying Christ, surrounded by the Twelve Apostles.

Architectural Element

Apse with Christ and Three-Sided Cross
Apse with Christ and Three-Sided Cross

This niche portrays the Lord Jesus Christ with a halo of light over his head. The halo is distinguished by having a cross of three sides inside it.

Niche or Mihrab

Apse with Portrait of the Lord Jesus Christ
Apse with Portrait of the Lord Jesus Christ

This niche has a portrait of the Lord Jesus Christ with the halo of glory around his head.

Architectural Element

Apse, or Father's Bosom, with Holy Virgin
Apse, or Father's Bosom, with Holy Virgin

This niche is called "the Father's Bosom." It is decorated with a wall panel with a portrait of the Holy Virgin.

Niche or Mihrab

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

Box and Lid with Painted Red Panels
Box and Lid with Painted Red Panels

This box, used for clothes, is very roughly made. The framework of this box was left unpainted, while the panels are finished with red paint. The handles are painted black and engraved with cartouches of the king.

Box / Chest / Casket

Burial Chamber of Deshri
Burial Chamber of Deshri

The walls of this burial chamber are decorated with scenes showing different offerings. Through magic, these offerings would be transformed into real offerings for the deceased in the netherworld.

Burial Chamber

Canopic Chest of Tutankhamun
Canopic Chest of Tutankhamun

This alabaster canopic chest is considered to be one of the finest masterpieces of Tutankhamun's collection.

Canopic Chest

Canopic Container of Isis
Canopic Container of Isis

The beautiful box, richly ornamented on its four sides, belongs to a lady named Isis. It once stored her canopic vases, which were used to contain the organs of the deceased.

Canopic Box

Cartonnage Mask of an Unknown Person
Cartonnage Mask of an Unknown Person

This mask portrays a man with an oval face and large eyes outlined with black eyebrows.

Coffin / Sarcophagus / Cartonnage

Cartonnage Mummy Mask of Isis
Cartonnage Mummy Mask of Isis

This mask shows Isis' rounded face, with her nose and lips modeled in subtle relief. Her ears are adorned with gold earrings and she wears a long wig and floral collar.

Mask

Ceramic Plate
Ceramic Plate

This plate is made of ceramic. The lower part is decorated by multicolored lines. The bottom is decorated with cross form in the center by a figure of a large flower with four petals.

Dish

Chalice Lamp
Chalice Lamp

This lamp was modeled as a chalice on a four-legged stand. When it is lit, the paintings on the outer surface of the inner chalice are visible through the translucent stone.

Lamp

Chest with Miniature Panoramas
Chest with Miniature Panoramas

A magnificent wooden chest is painted on all its surfaces with hunting and war scenes.

Box / Chest / Casket

Colored statuette of Osiris
Colored statuette of Osiris

This lovely colored statuette, which was found in a tomb dating to the New Kingdom, is a standing representation of Osiris, the god of the dead.

Statue

Cream-Colored Hydria with Brown Decorations
Cream-Colored Hydria with Brown Decorations

A hydria with three handles, a big vertical one between the opening and the shoulder and two horizontal grips on the body of the vessel. The vessel is cream colored with brown ornaments on the lower half.

Hydria

Cubit Measuring Rod of Sennedjem
Cubit Measuring Rod of Sennedjem

The well-preserved measuring rod measures 52.5 centimeters and was a piece of construction equipment. It is considered to be a votive object and it was placed in Sennedjem's tomb with the funeral furniture.

Building Equipment

Cup in the Form of Open Lotus and Two Birds
Cup in the Form of Open Lotus and Two Birds

This chalice in the form of a lotus bears the names and titles of King Tutankhamun. The handle is a lotus flower and bud supporting the symbol of eternal life.

Chalice

Cup with Semicircular Design
Cup with Semicircular Design

This finely decorated red cup features a repetitive semicircular pattern separated with broad vertical lines.

Cup

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