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Battle axe Battle axe

Battle axe of fossiliferous coral limestone, locality unknown

Shetland knife Shetland knife

Knife of polished stone, from Shetland

Axe-hammer Axe-hammer

Axe hammer, from Gruting, Sandsting, Shetland

Sample / carbonate of copper / limestone Sample / carbonate of copper / limestone

Sample of limestone containing carbonate of copper, from the Bogoyavlensky Copper Mines, Government of Orenburg, Russia

Sample / limestone / flux Sample / limestone / flux

Sample of limestone used as a flux, from the Bogoyavlensky Copper Mines, Government of Orenburg, Russia

Specimen / extraction / copper / sample / cuprite / gangue / lim Specimen / extraction / copper / sample / cuprite / gangue / lim

One of a group of copper ores and other specimens illustrating the extraction of the metal - a sample of cuprite in a gangue of shaly limestone, from Metcalf Mine

Specimen / extraction / copper / sample / limestone Specimen / extraction / copper / sample / limestone

One of a group of copper ores and other specimens illustrating the extraction of the metal - a sample of limestone from Longfellow formation, Ordovician Age

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

Limestone canopic jar and stopper of Imhotep, with the stopper carved as a human head representing the god Imsety: Ancient Egyptian, Lower Egypt, Giza, Late Period, c.664-332 BC

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