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Sculpture / head, man's Sculpture / head, man's

Man's head in marble, Roman, found in the ruins of a chapel at Hawkshaw, Peeblesshire, 100 - 120 AD

Table Table

Oak table with a slab of Swedish marble set in flush, under which is one small drawer, to a design by Robert Lorimer, Edinburgh

Macehead Macehead

Pestle macehead, from Orkney

Ring Ring

Ring of black marble wrapped in 22 carat gold: Japan, by Itō Kazuhiro, 1980

Drawing room Drawing room

Panelling and fireplace from drawing room of Hamilton Palace: Scottish, Hamilton and elsewhere, by William Morgan and others, late 1690s

Sculpture / portrait Sculpture / portrait

Portrait bust of Dr Thomas Chalmers, in marble: Scottish, by Sir John R Steell, R.S.A., dated 1846

Statue Statue

Marble statue of Hugh Miller, geologist and writer, examining a fossil fish similar to those he discovered in the Old Red Sandstone near his home in Cromarty in Easter Ross, by Amelia Robertson Hill, Edinburgh, 1869

Marble Marble

Marble, polished brownish-cream finely-banded slab, trade name 'Serpeggiante Marble', from Italy

Fluorite, variety Blue John Fluorite, variety Blue John

Vase of Blue John fluorite, large and two-handled, with Sienna marble lower moulding, probably carved by James Shore, Derbyshire, England, late 1840s

Stele Stele

Olivine marble healing stela (cippus) of Horus, showing recto Horus standing on crocodiles and holding animals, top surmounted with the head of bes, verso part of spell: Ancient Egyptian, Ptolemaic Period, 332 - 30 BC

Coffin Coffin

Anthropoid coffin of the estate overseer Khnumhotep, son of Nebtu, made of wood painted white with three horizontal yellow bands and gilded face: Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, Deir Rifa, Middle Kingdom, second half of the 12th Dynasty, c.1847-1808 BC

Muller Muller

Muller (grinder) in white marble for grinding pigment, shaped as a human thumb bent at right angles: Ancient Egyptian, Lower Egypt, probably Alexandria, Ptolemaic or Roman Period

Millstone Millstone

Millstone of coarse-grained marble, of rolling-pin type tapering towards each end: Ancient Nubian, Lower Nubia, Faras, Early Dynastic, c.3000 - 2500 BC

Bowl Bowl

Bowl in red and yellow marble breccia, with a squat oblate shape and two lugs, on a small flat base: Ancient Egyptian, Predynastic, Naqada II, c.3500 - 32000 BC

Jar Jar

Jar in red and yellow iron-rich mixed marble with an oblate body and two roll-lug handles: Ancient Egyptian, Predynastic, Naqada II, c.3500 - 3200 BC

String of beads String of beads

String of beads, including some white glaze lenticular beads and a central green glaze pendant of Bes: Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, Gurob, Tomb 474, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c.1479-1390 BC

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