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 …

Ushabti of King Tutankhamun

Ushabti of King Tutankhamun

This gilded ushabti is an image of the young king Tut wearing the Blue Khepresh Crown of ceremonies and processions and the uraeus. It is adorned with a broad collar cut in gold leaf and …

Cult Statue of King Amenhotep I

Cult Statue of King Amenhotep I

King Amenhotep I was celebrated as the founder of the village of Deir el-Medina and divinized by the inhabitants of the settlement. This is why he is depicted as a divine figure in this statue. …

Torso of Queen Nefertiti

Torso of Queen Nefertiti

Meticulously crafted, a statue from the Amarna period depicts a woman wearing a close-fitting, pleated linen dress. It is believed to represent Nefertiti or perhaps one of her daughters. A pleated robe of linen with …

Pendant of King Amenhotep III

Pendant of King Amenhotep III

In this pendant King Amenhotep III is portrayed in a squatting position, wearing the Blue Khepresh Crown and carrying the crook and the flail. He wears a real gold necklace with glass beads. The statuette …

Ceremonial Axe of King Ahmose I

Ceremonial Axe of King Ahmose I

The Ceremonial axe of king Ahmose I, the founder of the 18th Dynasty. Decorated with scenes, the king appears in the form of a sphinx, Nekhbet as a vulture over lily as symbol of Upper …

Scene from King Tutankhamun's burial chamber

Scene from King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber

This scene from the north wall of Tutankhamun’s burial chamber shows the brown “freckling” of the paintings that may have resulted when the tomb was hastily painted and sealed, trapping moisture. The scene is unique …

Axe with Kha monogram

Axe with Kha monogram

Some of the tools found in Kha’s funerary assemblage belong to the world of carpentry. An axe stands out among them. It has a wooden handle and a bronze blade, engraved with Kha’s monogram, attached …

Statue of Queen Iset

Statue of Queen Iset

The Queen Iset, was the mother of King Thutmose III, second great royal wife of King Thutmose II. She wears a large wig, with two uraeus at the forehead, the left one wearing the White …