Mummified Falcon

Mummified Falcon

This falcon mummy is covered with an intricate pattern of wrappings done in natural and dyed brown linen. The details of the face and head of the bird have been rendered in paint over a …

Mummy of King Thutmose IV

Mummy of King Thutmose IV

King Thutmose IV died young and was buried in the Valley of the Kings. Later, the mummy was moved to the Deir el-Bahari Cachette (DB320) with other royal mummies. His body was rewrapped in its …

Mummified Seated Baboon

Mummified Seated Baboon

This sad-looking young baboon is seated with its knees drawn up to its chest, and its tail curving around the right side of its body. The monkey appears to have been mummified through an enlarged …

Mummy of Djedptahiufankh

Mummy of Djedptahiufankh

Djedptahiufankh held the position of “Prophet of Amun” during the reign of Shoshenq I of the 22nd Dynasty. This very prominent position during the dynasty was not a religious post but a title that was …

Mummy of King Ramesses IV

Mummy of King Ramesses IV

King Ramesses IV was the eldest son of King Ramesses III. He succeeded his father after having saved the throne from his father’s murders and punished the conspirators but he is considered to have been …

Mummy of a Falcon

Mummy of a Falcon

The preparations carried out on the mummy thus took place almost according to the prescriptions relating to the mummification of human corpses, since the falcon was the sacred animal of the god Horus. The body …

Mummy of King Ramesses V

Mummy of King Ramesses V

Apparently, King Ramesses V died in his early thirties and this is perhaps the reason for the appropriation of his tomb by his successor, Ramesses VI. Nevertheless, the mummy later found its way to the …

Mummy of the Royal Architect Kha

Mummy of the Royal Architect Kha

The overseer of works from Deir el-Medina in the mid-18th Dynasty. It was one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of ancient Egypt, one of few tombs of nobility to survive intact. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, …

Mummy of King Ramesses II

Mummy of King Ramesses II

The mummy of King Ramesses II was among those found in the Royal Cachette (DB320) at Deir el-Bahari. It was completely covered with linen bandages that bear the king’s name and epithets in Hieratic script. …

Mummy of King Thutmose II

Mummy of King Thutmose II

Thutmose II was the son of Thutmose I and Mutnofret. He succeeded his father and married his half-sister Hatshepsut. Except for a military campaign against Nubia, little is known of his reign, which lasted for …