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Shetland knife Shetland knife

Knife of polished stone, from Shetland

Statuette / woman Statuette / woman

Statuette in limestone of a woman wearing a long wig and a broad collar of three tiers: Ancient Egyptian, New Kingdom, mid-late 18th Dynasty, c.1550-1295 BC

Statuette / head / goddess Statuette / head / goddess

Head of the goddess Bat or Hathor in yellow limestone, showing the goddess human-headed with cow ears and a long wig: Ancient Egyptian, probably Middle Kingdom

Shabti Shabti

Mummiform shabti in limestone, painted red, blue and black, wearing a lappet wig and broad collar, with five bands of inscription naming the Housemistress, Henro: Ancient Egyptian, 18th Dynasty

Shabti Shabti

Shabti figure in limestone, wearing a lappet wig, collar and scarab pectoral and inscribed with the name Thauenhuya: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, possibly Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, c.1295-1186 BC

Coffin mask / woman Coffin mask / woman

Mask detached from an anthropoid limestone sarcophagus, the features and hair-style indicate that the coffin originally belonged to a woman : Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, New Kingdom, late 18th-19th Dynasty, c. 1550 - 1185 BC

Coffin mask / woman Coffin mask / woman

Mask of a woman? in pale limestone, probably for inlaying in a wooden coffin: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Late Dynastic Period, 664 - 332 BC

Canopic jar Canopic jar

Canopic jar in white limestone, oviform in shape with a flat base: Ancient Egyptian, New Kingdom

Canopic jar cover Canopic jar cover

Stopper for a canopic jar in white limestone, carved as the baboon of Hapi: Ancient Egyptian, New Kingdom

Canopic jar / stopper Canopic jar / stopper

Canopic jar and stopper of Imhotep, in white limestone with the stopper carved as a human head representing the god Imsety: Ancient Egyptian, Lower Egypt, Giza, Late Period

Ceremonial implement / limestone slab Ceremonial implement / limestone slab

Limestone slab from a set of implements for the Ceremony of Opening the Mouth: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Dendera, Tomb of Adu I, Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, c.2278 -2231 BC

Tray Tray

Tray of limestone, part of a set of implements for the 'Opening of the Mouth' ceremony: Ancient Egyptian, said to come from Armant, Old Kingdom, 3rd - 6th Dynasty, c.2686-2181 BC

Stela Stela

Stela of limestone carved in relief, from the tomb of Mereri, the Count, Overseer of Priests and Guardian of the Temple Cattle, who stands on the left holding a staff and baton, with a prayer to Osiris for funerary offerings: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Dendera, 1st Intermediate Period, Dynasty 9-early Dynasty 11, c. 2160-2040 BC

Stela Stela

Limestone stela carved in relief depicting the seated Sole [Royal] Friend, Overseer of horned and hoofed animals and his wife Bebi receiving offering: Ancient Egyptian, excavated at Dendera, 1st Intermediate Period

Stela Stela

Limestone stela, incised and painted with a seated and standing figure of a man named Usermin, called Wedja, the Inspector of Priests: Ancient Egyptian, probably from Akhmim, 6th Dynasty or First Intermediate Period, c. 2345–2125 BC

Stela Stela

Stela of limestone, painted in colours on the natural white of the ground, with the scene framed by a conventional doorway with raised torus moulding: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, 1st Intermediate Period, early 11th Dynasty, c. 2160 - 2115 BC

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