Wadjet Eye Amulet

Wadjet Eye Amulet

One of the most popular amulets in ancient Egypt, the wadjet eye represents the healed eye of the god Horus. It depicts a combination of a human and a falcon eye, since Horus was often …

Relief of Horus and Seth

Relief of Horus and Seth

Decoration on the side of the throne of King Senusret I showing the theme of the unification of the Two Lands ‘Sema-Tawy’, which was associated with the Nile god, Hapi. He was replaced by Horus …

The Dendera Zodiac

The Dendera Zodiac

The sculptured Dendera zodiac is a widely known Egyptian bas-relief from the ceiling of the pronaos of a chapel dedicated to Osiris in the Hathor temple at Dendera, containing images of Taurus and the Libra. …

Bracelets of General Djehuty

Bracelets of General Djehuty

These gold bracelets were once belonged to general Djehuty, kind of bracelets that Egyptian kings presented to their most deserving generals and high officials. General Djehuty was famous in ancient Egyptian literature for capturing the …

Bracelet Inscribed with the Cartouche of Thutmose III

Bracelet Inscribed with the Cartouche of Thutmose III

This object belonged to General Djehuty’s funerary treasures, together with four more in the RMO collection. A gold bracelet of the kind that Egyptian kings presented to their most deserving generals and high officials. Djehuty …

Detail of the seated statue of King Amenhotep III

Detail of the seated statue of King Amenhotep III

Amenhotep III ruled Egypt for thirty-eight years (c. 1391-1353) during what is largely considered the Golden Age of the 18th dynasty. The wealth and success of his reign are reflected in art – over 1,000 …

Detail of the Battlefield Palette

Detail of the Battlefield Palette

The lower half of a palette of grey mudstone: together with a cast of another fragment in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. The palette is decorated on both faces with scenes in low relief. On one …

Royal cubit rod of Amenemope

Royal cubit rod of Amenemope

This ruler corresponds to the main Egyptian linear unit of measure, the “royal cubit” (ca. 52.5 cm), and its subdivisions are marked on it. It bears two inscriptions. One is a eulogy of king Horemheb, …

Triad of Ramesses II with Amun and Mut

Triad of Ramesses II with Amun and Mut

Pink granite statue depicting Ramesses II seated between the gods Amun and Mut represented with the attributes of the goddess Hathor. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279-1213 BC. From the Temple …