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Alabaster Boat
Alabaster Boat

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

Boat

Alabaster Offering Table
Alabaster Offering Table

Most offering tables were cut in a rectangular shape, but this one is circular. The lower part of the table is carved with the traditional Hetep hieroglyphic sign, which means "offering." The upper surface is carved with vessels and there are holes cut into the surface so that liquids, such as water, beer or wine, could be poured on the table.

Offering Table

Alabaster Royal Statue
Alabaster Royal Statue

Although there are no inscriptions on this alabaster statue to identify its owner, it appears from the posture that it represents a king of the Old Kingdom in the traditional pose. He is depicted seated on a backless throne, wearing the royal headdress, the nemes, adorned with the royal cobra (uraeus), the false beard and the pleated royal kilt called the shendyt.

Statue

Alabaster Vase of King Tutankhamun
Alabaster Vase of King Tutankhamun

The one-handled alabaster vase has a bulging body, high narrow neck, and a graceful spout. It contained oils and other materials for the deceased king to use in the afterlife.

Vase

Ameneminet Begging for Offerings
Ameneminet Begging for Offerings

Ameneminet is squatting with his hand to his mouth imploring visitors to give him offerings. Before him stands a sistrum, or rattle, a symbol of the goddess Hathor.

Statue

Amenhotep the Fourth,
Amenhotep the Fourth, "Akhenaten"

This head was once part of an Osiride statue erected by the king at Thebes. It should be dated to his early years since Akhenaten would certainly never have erected such a structure in the very shadow of the Temple of Amun at Karnak after departing for Amarna.

Head

Amenhotep the Third with Clenched Fist
Amenhotep the Third with Clenched Fist

The statue shows King Amenhotep the Third with his left fist clenched around a bolt of cloth or kerchief held horizontally on his upper leg.

Statue

Amun of Karnak
Amun of Karnak

Amun's fine delicate features are easily identified as those of Tutankhamun. He is striding on his left foot and bears in his hand the Knot of Isis to protect his followers.

Statue

Ancestor Bust of Pa-en-djerty
Ancestor Bust of Pa-en-djerty

This sculpture came to light during the clearing of a Theban tomb belonging to Amenmose, who was the Royal Scribe of the Altar of the Two Lands. The name of the tomb owner does not appear on this bust, which depicts his father, Pa-en-djerty.

Bust

Baboon of the God Thoth
Baboon of the God Thoth

This statue of the baboon of Thoth, represents the deity seated with all the details of the face, the mane, and the hair covering the upper part of the body while leaving the fingers visible. The statue is adorned with a broad pectoral hanging from his neck, decorated with the solar bark containing the sun disk.

Statue

Ball Shaped Vase Made for King Ahmose the First
Ball Shaped Vase Made for King Ahmose the First

This ball-shaped vase was made for King Ahmose the First. It has a flat wide rim, a short thick neck, and a flat wide handle. A square frame, containing the names and epithets of the king, is incised on the body; over it is the sky sign. The vase might have contained unguent presented to the king.

Vase

Bearer of the Gold of Honor
Bearer of the Gold of Honor

The high official wears the double collar known as the "Gold of Honor." It was awarded by the king to courtiers and military men who had demonstrated extraordinary valour.

Statue

Black Granite Sphinx from The Hellenistic Period
Black Granite Sphinx from The Hellenistic Period

A black granite sphinx from the Hellenistic period, the face is that of a Ptolemaic king wearing the Nemes headdress; on the forehead there is the uraeus, royal cobra. The features are not clear, the ears protrude; the lion body is lying down.

Statue

Black Granite Statue of a Priest
Black Granite Statue of a Priest

A black granite statue of a priest with a shaven head that dates back to the Hellenistic period. The priest is carrying a canopic jar; his left cheek is resting against the jar. He is wearing a gown that covers his whole body and his hands.

Statue

Block Statue of Bak-en-Khonsu
Block Statue of Bak-en-Khonsu

This block statue bears the name of Bak-en-Khonsu. He has the cartouches of King Osorkon the Second of the Twenty-Second Dynasty on his right shoulder.

Statue

Block Statue of Be-se-en-mut
Block Statue of Be-se-en-mut

This statue depicts Be-se-en-mut who was a priest of the god Montu, Mayor of Thebes and judge of the city of Thebes. He is squatting on a round cushion and his body is completely covered by a cloak.

Statue

Block Statue of Djedkhonsuiuefankh
Block Statue of Djedkhonsuiuefankh

This statue of Djedkhonsuiuefankh, the Fourth Priest of Amun, shows him seated on a rectangular base and completely covered with a wide garment.

Statue

Block Statue of Hahat, Son of Paenpi
Block Statue of Hahat, Son of Paenpi

The statue belongs to a high priest of the god Montu named Hahat, son of Paenpi. He is squatting, completely covered in a cloak decorated with two vertical lines. His almond-shaped eyes and eyebrows marked with cosmetic lines are considered remarkable.

Statue

Block Statue of Hor
Block Statue of Hor

This statue depicts Hor in a squatting position, completely enveloped in a cloak; only his arms can be seen in front of his head.

Statue

Block Statue of Hor with Gods
Block Statue of Hor with Gods

This block statue represents Hor. His head is completely shaved and his body is entirely covered by a close-fitting garment.

Statue

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