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Works of Art (36)

Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (1985.328.2)
Artist's gridded sketch, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1458 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes, Limestone and ink (23.3.4)
Block with place-name glyphs, late 16th century (?), Mexico, Stone, traces of plaster (00.5.116)
Chair panel of Thutmose IV, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV, ca. 1400–1390 B.C., Egyptian, Cedar (30.8.45)
Coffin set of Henettawy, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Psusennes I, ca. 1040–992 B.C., Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (25.3.182–184)
Facsimile of Queen Nefertari, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian, Color facsimile by Nina deGaris Davies (30.4.145)
Fragmentary seal impression from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Nile mud (09.184.260)

Fragmentary impression of the necropolis seal from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Black mud (09.184.261)

Seal impression attached to a fiber tie from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Mud, fiber (09.184.262)
Haremhab as a Scribe, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun or Aye, ca. 1336–1323 B.C., Egyptian, Granodiorite (23.10.1)
Head of a Priest, 4th century B.C., Egyptian, Basalt (1989.281.102)
Horse blinker with sphinx, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Ivory (54.117.1)
Ingot with Hittite hieroglyphs, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite period, Central Anatolia, Silver (1989.281.16)
Inlays and shrine elements, Dynasty 30–Ptolemaic Period, ca. 380–30 B.C., Egyptian, Glass (21.2.2)
Jug with a lion handle, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.187)
Magical stela, Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II, ca. 360–343 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke (50.85)
Mastaba Tomb of Perneb, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, end, reign of Isesi-Unis, ca. 2381–2323 B.C., From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Perneb, Quibell, Egyptian Antiquities Service, Limestone, paint (13.183.3)
Osirid figure of Merneptah, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Merneptah, ca. 1213–1203 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (26.7.1451)
Ostracon, New Kingdom, Dynasties 19–20, ca. 1295–?1069 B.C., Egyptian; From the Valley of the Kings, western Thebes, Painted limestone (26.7.1453)
Palette inscribed for Smendes, High Priest of Amun, Dynasty 21 (ca. 1045–992 B.C.), Egyptian; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wood, ink, reed (47.123a–g)
Relief of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, reign of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; From the king's temple at Deir el-Bahri in western Thebes, Painted limestone (07.230.2)
Relief of Queen Nefertiti, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1352–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Sandstone (61.117)
Relief of Ramesses I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, ca. 1295–1294 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911 (11.155.3a)
Relief of Senwosret I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C., Egyptian, Painted limestone (14.3.6)
Relief with Enthroned Ruler, 8th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Limestone, paint (1979.206.1047)
Sa sign, Dynasty 11, reign of Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; Thebes, Mentuhotep Temple, North Triangular Court, Pit 23, Electrum, silver(25.3.253)
Sarcophagus of Horkhebit, Late Period, Dynasty 26, ca. 590 B.C., Egyptian; From Saqqara, Basalt (07.229.1ab)
Section from the "Book of the Dead" of Nany, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reigns of Psensennes I–II, ca. 1040–945 B.C., Egyptian; Western Thebes, Painted and inscribed papyrus (30.3.31)
Shawabti box and shawabtis, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood; limestone and ink (86.1.14,.18,.21, 67.80, 86.1.28)
Shawabti of Siptah, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Siptah, ca. 1194–1188 B.C., Egyptian, Alabaster (14.6.179)
Stela of Mentuwoser, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, year 17, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1944 B.C., From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos (Umm el-Qaab, Tell el-Manshiya, others), Limestone, paint (12.184)
Stele of King Intef II, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 11, reign of Intef II, ca. 2108–2059 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (13.182.3)
Table, ca. 1775–80, Italian (Rome), Wood, carved, painted, and partly gilded; replaced green-black granite top (41.188)
Tripod Vessel with Date Glyph, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico; Aztec, Ceramic (1979.206.360)
Vignette on Khonsu's inner coffin lid, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.2a)
Votive stela of Userhat, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1353–1323 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Temple of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep, Deir el-Bahri, EES excavations, 1905, Limestone, paint (05.4.2)
Writing board of an apprentice scribe, Dynasty 11 or earlier (ca. 2030 B.C.), Egyptian; Provenance unknown, Whitewashed wood and ink (28.9.5)
Writing board with an architectural drawing, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1550–1295 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (14.108)