Sarcophagus-lid of the Vizier Sisebek
...Sarcophagus-lid of the Vizier Sisebek
British Museum EA 17.
26th dynasty, about 600 BC.
This cover is a good example of the best type of anthropoid sarcophagus. Across the chest is a figure of the goddess Nut, with a prayer for offerings in the two columns of hieroglyphs below.
Painted funerary cloth of Isetnefret
...Painted funerary cloth of Isetnefret
British Museum EA 65347.
19th-20th dynasties, about 1295-1070 BC.
This type of painted linen panel was placed on the chest of the coffin to help ensure the eternal provision of offerings. Here Tii pours a libation for her ...
Coffin of the priest of Amun Amenemipet
...Coffin of the priest of Amun Amenemipet
British Museum EA 22941.
Late 21st - early 22nd dynasty, about 950-900 BC.
From Thebes, possibly Deir el-Bahri.
Lenght: 205.8 cm.
The various scenes on the exterior and interior of the coffin are painted in white, blue, green, red and...
Coffin lid of Padihorhephep
British M...Coffin lid of Padihorhephep
British Museum EA 790.
Ptolemaic Period, about 200 BC.
Beneath the broad collar hangs a pectoral containing seated figures of Osiris, Isis and Horus. The four sons of Horus and other funerary deities flank the central text which names the deities represen...
The Wilbour Plaque.
Egypt, presumably...The Wilbour Plaque.
Egypt, presumably from Akhetaten ("Horizon of the Aten"), modern Amarna. New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, probably late in his reign, circa 1353-1336 b.c. Limestone (taken from BMA site)
Statue of Wahibre
British Museum EA 1...Statue of Wahibre
British Museum EA 111.
26th dynasty, about 530 BC.
Wahibre, who held many important offices, holds on his knees a shrine or naos containing a figure of Osiris, the god of the dead. Inscriptions around the plinth and down the back pillar give Wahibre's title, parents' ...
containing some mummified...Sarcophagus
containing some mummified Egyptian high priest or landlord, funny finding Sarcophagi in Oslo!
Goddess of Truth;
Truth and Or...MA'AT
Goddess of Truth;
Truth and Order
Egyptian religion is difficult to understand, for there are dozens of gods whose functions often overlap. Egyptians would worship one god, the god of their village or city, but recognized a pantheon of gods that had a hierarchy. The highest god in t...
The Great Pyramid PC Would Make Tutankha...The Great Pyramid PC Would Make Tutankhamun Jealous
When I die, I want my remains buried in this pyramid PC mod.
Just 3.4kg, the mighty pyramid pc's frame was constructed from laser cut, black and silver aluminium before acrylic panelling sealed the system off to grave robbers and histor...
THOTHMES III (1504-1450 B.C.)
King Th...THOTHMES III (1504-1450 B.C.)
King Thothmes III, mightiest conqueror of Far Antiquity. He was the son of Thothmes I, and a slave woman named Isis. Nevertheless, he forged ahead of those nobler born and won supreme power not only in Egypt, but in all the known world.
Thothmes III's, early quest...
A reconstruction of a deliprately destro...A reconstruction of a deliprately destroyed statue of
King Amenhoteb IV ( AKHENATON ) .
Appearance: The particular species of beetle represented in the numerous ancient Egyptian amulets and works of art was commonly the large sacred scarab (Scarabaeus sacer). This beetle was famous for his habit of rolling balls of dung along the ground and depositing them in ...
Close up of the statue of Rah...Rahotep
Close up of the statue of Rahotep and Nofret in the Cairo Museum
Painted limestone. Old Kingdom, Fourth Dynaty.
From the mastaba of Rahotep in Meidum....
Model representing baking, brewing and b...Model representing baking, brewing and butchery
British Museum EA 41576.
A group of servant figures, originally dressed in miniature linen garments, are shown engaged in the preparation of food and drink for the deceased. A man pounds grain in a mortar, while a squatting wom...
Faience perfume vase in the shape of a l...Faience perfume vase in the shape of a lotus bud
British Museum EA 64041.
From Sesebi, Sudan
Late 18th Dynasty, around 1300 BC
This beautiful vase was found in a plundered part of the cemetery at Sesebi in Upper Nubia. Sesebi, founded in the time of Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV, 1352-1336 BC), wa...
Model of a granary
British Museum E...Model of a granary
British Museum EA 2463.
12th dynasty, about 1850 BC.
From Thebes. Painted wood.
The granary comprises a courtyard, silos with sliding hatches, and steps leading to an upper storey. A woman is represented in the courtyard, grinding grain on a quern, and a seated figure of t...
- pronounced Noot - was the Egyptia...Nut
- pronounced Noot - was the Egyptian goddess of the sky and of the heavens. She was the daughter of the air god, Shu and water goddesses, Tefnut. Nut was typically depicted as a woman with blue skin - her body covered with stars - standing on all fours - leaning over her husband, Geb - represen...
One of the world's greatest go...Hathor
One of the world's greatest goddesses, Hathor was worshiped for more than a millennium longer than the life, to date, of Christianity. For more than 3,000 years her joyful religion held sway over Egypt.
Small wonder, then, that a profusion of legends surrounded her, or that she was depi...
M13519. Wooden figure of a servant carry...M13519. Wooden figure of a servant carrying a jar. Late 18th Dynasty, 14th century BC .
.Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum Liverpool.
History of the Collection
In the studio of the sculptor Tuthmosis ...In the studio of the sculptor Tuthmosis in Tel-el-amarna , these unfinishrd heads were recovered and smuggled to Germany .
Queen Ahmes - Merytamun
-Limestone bu...Queen Ahmes - Merytamun
-Limestone bust of Queen Ahmes-Merytamun
-Eighteenth Dynasty, about 1550 BC
-From Thebes, Temple of Karnak
"This is the upper half of a seated statue inscribed for Ahmes-Merytamun, the wife of Amenophis I. The lower half is still in "situ" before the south face of the...
A super fine fresco brutally extracted a...A super fine fresco brutally extracted and smuggled abroad ....
Napoleon of ancient Egypt
Thotmes III...Napoleon of ancient Egypt
Im S?den baute Amenoph...Luxor temple
Im S?den baute Amenophis III. den damals nur 195 m langen Luxor-Tempel, den man von Norden her betritt - heute durch die spa"ter hinzugef?gten Bauten. Der Tempel, geweiht der Go"tterfamilie des menschengestaltigen, ha"ufig auch widderko"pfigen Weltenscho"pfers Amun, strotzt vor rei...
A unique and masterly designed vase
Sem...A unique and masterly designed vase
Semi-precious stone ....