Relief of the god Amun-Re

Relief of the god Amun-Re

Shown here a remain of a wall that has a niche that probably housed a statue. It’s topped by the Egyptian cavetto cornice and we can see the Niswt Bity title of the king Senusert …

Relief of King Senusret I before the god Min-Amun

Relief of King Senusret I before the god Min-Amun

Min, Egyptian god of fertility. He was invoked for animal. vegetable and human fertility. He is represented in human form with legs placed close together like those of a mummy and an erect phallus. A …

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 …

Electrum Falcon Pendant of the God Horus

Electrum Falcon Pendant of the God Horus

The Middle Kingdom in Egypt is generally regarded as the zenith of Egyptian jewelry making. The jewelers of the royal court produced items of exquisite simplicity and elegant design from rare and exotic materials. Many …

Apotropaic Wand Fragment

Apotropaic Wand Fragment

“One side of this ivory carving depicts a figure of a crocodile with its tail curved below the head and body. The mouth, eyes, leg scales, and body ridges are carved in minute detail. With …

Pyramidion of King Amenemhat III

Pyramidion of King Amenemhat III

Under a winged sun-disk are hieroglyphic texts offering the king access to the sun-god. The basalt pyramidion or capstone of Amenemhet III’s pyramid tomb was found toppled from the peak of its structure and preserved …

Head and Upper Body of King Senusret II

Head and Upper Body of King Senusret II

The statue offers a naturalistic treatment of the eyes and mouth and is found in the sculptures of Nofret and in this unsubscribed bust attributed to King Senusret II. During the reign of Senusret II, …

Model Boat with Crew Sailing Upstream

Model Boat with Crew Sailing Upstream

The traditional model of a boat depicts the crew sailing upstream. The boat is equipped with a mast, spars, or poles, and a well-preserved linen sail, and rigging and an oar. The models of the …

Girdle with cowrie shells of gold

Girdle with cowrie shells of gold

The girdle with golden shells could have been worn by a small woman. It was slipped over the head and arms to rest on the widest part of her hips and to cross the lowest …