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Figural Vessel from Africa and Egypt

Vessel, Figural, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (10)

Canopic Jar Lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1340–1336 B.C., Egyptian; From KV55, Valley of the Kings, western Thebes, Egyptian alabaster with glass and stone inlays (30.8.54)
Cosmetic container in the form of a Bes image holding the cap of a kohl tube, Late Period, Dynasty 27, ca. 525–404 B.C., Egyptian, Faience (1989.281.94)
Cosmetic Jar in the Form of a Cat, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991–1783 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (calcite) with inlaid eyes of rock crystal and copper (1990.59.1)
Dish in the Form of a Temple, 3rd–5th century, Roman or Byzantine; Found in Carthage (now in Tunisia, North Africa), Rock crystal (55.135.5)
Footed Bowl, Predynastic Period, probably late Naqada I–early Naqada II, ca. 3750–3550 B.C., Egyptian, Ceramic (10.176.113)
Lidded Gourd Container, 16th–19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.66)
Lidded Saltcellar, 15th–16th century, Sierra Leone; Sapi-Portuguese, Ivory (1991.435a,b)
Mummy with an inserted panel portrait of a youth, 80–100 A.D.; Roman Period, Egypt, Fayum, Hawara (Hawwara, Hawwaret el-Maqta; Adlan), Petrie, Encaustic on limewood, linen, human remains (11.139)
Saltcellar: Portuguese Figures, 15th–16th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Ivory (1972.63a,b)
Two Vases in the Shape of a Mother Monkey with Her Young, a) Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Merenre I, ca. 2255–2246 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (30.8.134) (b) Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I, ca. 2289–2255 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (1992.338)