2nd Millennium B.C.

  • Essays (45)
  • Works of Art (291)
  • Chronology (21)
  • Cuneiform tablet: private letter
    86.11.111
  • Inscribed brick
    59.41.84
  • Cylinder seal
    1986.311.39
  • Cuneiform tablet: Old Babylonian balag to the mother goddess Aruru
    86.11.62
  • Votive cone with cuneiform inscription of Lipit-Eshtar
    1971.71
  • Cuneiform tablet: student exercise tablet
    86.11.251
  • Head of a female
    1989.281.7
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: goddess leading a worshiper to a seated deity; bull god
    1991.368.3
  • Seated Figure
    2008.637
  • Bottle
    1978.412.104
  • Ballplayer
    1995.550.2
  • Bowl
    2014.244.26
  • Relief-Carved Bowl
    1979.206.367
  • Hieratic Ostracon Dated to Year 21 of Ramesses II
    09.184.183
  • Male figure
    1983.117
  • Plaque with two male figures supporting a roller
    1980.407.1
  • Openwork plaque with figures
    1984.454.1a,b
  • Ceramic imitation of bronze roller with two kilted figures
    1998.240
  • Plaque with a nude female between two bearded males wearing kilts
    1998.31
  • Figurine
    54.55.2
  • Female figure
    51.7.1
  • Roller
    1984.454.2
  • Roller
    1980.407.3
  • Wide-necked jar and lid naming Thutmose III
    26.8.35a,b
  • Sandals
    26.8.148a,b
  • Heart Scarab with a Human Head
    30.8.1080
  • Cylindrical pendant
    22.1.61
  • Model collar of Hapiankhtifi
    12.183.16
  • Necklace of Gold Ball Beads
    40.3.17
  • Pendant in the Shape of an Uraeus
    26.8.81
  • Tripod Cauldron (Ding)
    2001.210
  • Stele of the protective goddess Lama
    61.12
  • Bilingual Cylinder Seal
    26.7.21
  • Amarna letter: from Ashur-uballit, the king of Assyria, to the king of Egypt
    24.2.11
  • Amarna letter: from Abi-milku of Tyre to the king of Egypt
    24.2.12
  • Relief fragment with large scale vine and inscription referring to daughters of Akhenaten
    21.9.9
  • Relief fragment with chariots
    27.6.1
  • Bead with cuneiform inscription of Kurigalzu I or II
    1994.433
  • Cuneiform tablet: Sumerian dedicatory(?) inscription from Ekur, the temple of the god Enlil
    41.160.187
  • Inscribed brick: dedicatory inscription of Adad-shuma-usur
    59.41.82
  • Cylinder seal
    1985.357.29
  • Cylinder seal
    1985.357.25
  • Mastiff
    1989.233
  • Cylinder seal cap
    47.1l
  • Top fragment of a kudurru with a mushhushshu dragon and divine symbols
    1985.45
  • Cylinder seal: male worshiper, dog surmounted by a standard
    1985.357.44
  • Terracotta jug
    2004.363.3
  • Terracotta jar
    2004.363.2
  • Kerchief from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.219
  • Kerchief from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.218
  • Mirror
    36.3.13
  • Seal Impression Attatched to a Fiber Tie from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.262
  • Fragmentary Impression of the Necropolis Seal from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.261
  • Trial Piece with Relief of Head of Akhenaten
    66.99.40
  • Shabti of Isis, Singer of the Aten
    66.99.38
  • Relief with palace attendant
    65.129
  • Taweret amulet with double head
    21.6.73
  • Jewelry Elements for a Broad Collar
    31.114.2a
  • Papyrus Marsh
    30.4.60
  • Amenhotep III and his Mother, Mutemwia, in a Kiosk
    15.5.1
  • Statuette of Wadjet in the name of Akanosh son of Pediamenopet
    35.9.2
  • Menna and Family Hunting in the Marshes, Tomb of Menna
    30.4.48
  • Sistrum of the Chantress Tapenu
    68.44
  • Menat necklace from Malqata
    11.215.450
  • Mirror of the Chief of the Southern Tens Reniseneb
    26.7.1351
  • Model Paddling Boat
    20.3.5
  • Papyrus Lid
    09.184.250
  • Heqanakht Account VII
    22.3.522
  • Heqanakht Letter I
    22.3.516
  • Letter written in hieratic script on papyrus
    27.3.560
  • Statue of two men and a boy that served as a domestic icon
    11.150.21
  • Facsimile painting from the 'Green Room' in the North Palace at Amarna
    30.4.136
  • Tile with persea fruit and leaves
    26.7.942
  • Finger Ring of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti
    26.7.767
  • Two Princesses
    30.4.135
  • Torso of Nefertiti, Aten cartouches
    21.9.4
  • Netherworld Papyrus of Gautsoshen
    25.3.31
  • Funerary Papyrus of the Steward Sethnakht
    35.9.19a-e
  • Pair of Sandals
    10.184.1a,-b
  • Painter's Palette Inscribed with the Name of Amenhotep III
    26.7.1294
  • Men Splitting Papyrus, Tomb of Puyemre
    30.4.10
  • Goblet Inscribed with the Names of King Amenhotep IV and Queen Nefertiti
    22.9.1
  • Talatat with Offerings in the Temple
    21.9.8
  • Blue-painted Storage Jar
    55.92.2
  • Scene of Fishing and Fowling
    1985.328.22
  • Fragmentary Statuette of a Vizier
    2007.363
  • Hands offering Aten cartouches
    21.9.431
  • Torso of Akhenaten
    21.9.3
  • Head from a statuette
    31.114.1
  • Grapevine
    1985.328.23
  • Head of Akhenaten Wearing the Blue Crown, traces of sign behind neck
    57.180.79
  • Horses Harnessed to a Chariot
    1985.328.18
  • Mold for Cornflower Pendant
    21.9.43
  • Desert Scene with Antelope
    1985.328.21
  • Lentoid Bottle (Pilgrim Flask); Vessel with strap handles and a lid
    29.7.1_29.7.2a_b
  • Royal Barge at its Mooring
    1985.328.15
  • Terminal, possibly for a scepter
    30.8.372
  • Shabti of Akhenaten
    66.99.37
  • Spindle Bottle with Handle
    26.7.1176
  • Altar Set
    24.72.1-14
  • Vessel
    2011.185
  • Monstrous male figure
    2010.166
  • Stelophorous Statue of Bay
    66.99.94,2009.253
  • Cylindrical bag of sawdust from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    1988.437.1
  • Bag of natron from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    1988.437.2
  • Ptah Statue
    2009.175
  • Ram head for attachment
    45.2.9
  • Fragment of a Queen's Face
    26.7.1396
  • Water bottle from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.83
  • Floral collar from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.214-.216
  • Blue kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.217
  • Linen from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.220
  • Fragmentary seal impression from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.260
  • Inscribed linen sheet from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.693
  • Mummy bandage from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    09.184.797
  • Bell (Nao)
    49.136.10
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: winged horse with claws and horns
    1999.325.89
  • Royal hand
    1985.328.1
  • Two Princesses
    1985.328.6
  • Head of Ahmose I
    2006.270
  • Coffin of Ukhhotep, son of Hedjpu
    12.182.132
  • Model of the foreleg of a horned animal, perhaps from a foundation deposit
    2006.16
  • Head of a princess from a group statue
    2005.363
  • Seated goddess with a child
    1989.281.12
  • Ripe barley
    1985.328.24
  • Votive stela of Userhat
    05.4.2
  • Block from a Relief Depicting a Battle
    13.180.21
  • Decorated Jug with Feline-Head Handle
    07.228.187
  • Long-necked jar
    07.228.16
  • Situla with floral decoration
    07.228.18
  • Bowl decorated with marsh scenes
    07.228.20
  • Strainer
    30.8.369
  • Neck from a vessel depicting the goddess Hathor flanked by felines
    30.8.370
  • Conical Boss from a Bowl
    30.8.371
  • Sennedjem and Iineferti in the Fields of Iaru, Tomb of Sennedjem
    30.4.2
  • Amulet of the God Bes
    26.7.878
  • Snake-head Amulet
    09.180.2455
  • Scarabs
    10.130.910_27.3.206
  • Heart amulets
    10.130.1782_10.130.1804
  • Sa Amulet
    25.3.253
  • Tit (Isis knot) amulet
    00.4.39
  • Fish Pendant
    09.180.1182
  • Hedgehog amulet on a string
    22.1.301
  • Hippopotamus Head Amulet
    10.130.2310
  • Vessel terminating in the forepart of a bull
    1989.281.11
  • Pins with spherical heads
    1989.281.14
  • Winged deity
    1990.255
  • Artist's sketches of Senenmut
    31.4.2
  • Statuette of Taweret
    26.7.1404
  • Basket and toilet articles
    36.3.189,.190,.199
  • Razor Belonging to Hatnefer
    36.3.69
  • Gable-topped chest and linens
    36.3.56,.54,.111
  • Hatnefer's Chair
    36.3.152
  • Jar from the tomb of Sennedjem
    86.1.10
  • Architectural Drawing of a Garden
    14.108
  • Artist's Scaled Drawing of Hieroglyphs
    23.3.4
  • Cosmetic Box from the tomb of Sennedjem
    86.1.8
  • Khonsu's anthropoid coffins
    86.1.1,.2
  • Mummy Mask of Khonsu
    86.1.4
  • Shawabti box and shawabtis
    86.1.14,.18,.21
  • Rings and necklace
    40.3.1,.11,.16
  • Inner coffin of Khonsu
    86.1.2a
  • Statuette of Wah
    20.3.210
  • Palette inscribed for Smendes, High Priest of Amun
    47.123a-g
  • Nebamun Supervising Estate Activities, Tomb of Nebamun
    30.4.57
  • Model Bakery and Brewery from the Tomb of Meketre
    20.3.12
  • Bronze tripod
    74.51.5587
  • Bronze handles and rim of a cauldron
    74.51.5685
  • Bronze shepherd's crook
    74.51.5570
  • Bronze spearhead
    74.51.5283
  • Terracotta lentoid flask
    74.51.431
  • Terracotta bowl
    74.51.1329
  • Terracotta jug
    74.51.1084
  • Terracotta chariot krater
    74.51.964
  • Head of Tutankhamun
    50.6
  • Lintel of Amenemhat I and Deities
    08.200.5
  • Head of Amenemhat III
    24.7.1
  • Statuette of a Late Middle Kingdom Queen
    65.59.1
  • Paneling from Marmion, the Fitzhugh Family House, Tidewater, Virginia
    16.10.224
  • Head from a Statue of King Amenhotep I
    26.3.30a
  • Thutmose I and His Mother Seniseneb
    30.4.137
  • Sphinx of Hatshepsut
    31.3.166
  • Relief of Thutmose III
    26.7.1399
  • Ritual Statuette of Thutmose III
    1995.21
  • Head of Amenhotep II
    66.99.20
  • Arm Panel From a Ceremonial Chair of Thutmose IV
    30.8.45a-c
  • Amenhotep III in the Blue Crown
    56.138
  • Sphinx of Amenhotep III, possibly from a Model of a Temple
    1972.125
  • Face from a Composite Statue, probably Queen Tiye
    11.150.26
  • Trial piece of Akhenaten, on the reverse a horse's head
    21.9.13
  • Nose and lips of Akhenaten
    26.7.1395
  • Relief of Queen Nefertiti
    61.117
  • Relief Depicting the Purification of Queen Kiya (?)
    1985.328.8
  • Head of the god Amun
    07.228.34
  • Relief of Haremhab
    66.99.44
  • Relief on the North Wall of a Chapel of Ramesses I
    11.155.3a
  • Statue of Seti I
    22.2.21
  • Queen Nefertari Playing Senet, Tomb of Nefertari
    30.4.145
  • Shabti of Merneptah
    26.7.1451
  • Head of King Amenmesse Wearing the Blue Crown
    34.2.2
  • Shabti of Siptah
    14.6.179
  • Ramesses III and Prince Amenherkhepeshef before Hathor
    33.8.7
  • Artist's sketch of Ramesses IV
    30.8.234
  • Coffin Set of the Singer of Amun-Re, Henettawy (F)
    25.3.182-184
  • Senwosret III as a Sphinx
    17.9.2
  • Standing female figure wearing a strap and a necklace
    1998.380
  • Seated female
    1989.281.41a,b
  • Terracotta statuette of woman with bird face
    74.51.1542
  • Female Figure
    1983.424
  • Dogū (Clay Figurine)
    1978.346
  • Dogū (Clay Figurine)
    1975.268.191
  • Head of a ruler
    47.100.80
  • Terracotta larnax (chest-shaped coffin)
    1996.521a,b
  • Terracotta pyxis (cylindrical box)
    1999.423
  • 3 Terracotta female figures
    35.11.16-.18
  • Gold kantharos (drinking cup with two high vertical handles)
    07.286.126
  • Terracotta stemmed cup with murex decoration
    1972.118.137
  • Pestle Finial
    1996.373.1
  • Stirrup Spout Bottle: Figure Carrying Deer
    67.239.16
  • Hunchbacked Figure
    1989.392
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshiper before a seated ruler or deity; seated female under a grape arbor
    1987.343
  • Ingot with Hittite hieroglyphs
    1989.281.16
  • Vase with Incised and Impressed Designs
    1984.494.6
  • Bow-shaped fitting
    26.203.2
  • Knife with Ram's Head
    49.136.9
  • Standing Hippopotamus
    17.9.1
  • Stirrup-spout bottle
    1978.412.38
  • Face of Senwosret III
    26.7.1394
  • Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat
    1990.59.1
  • Haremhab as a Scribe of the King
    23.10.1
  • Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck
    1985.328.2
  • Artist's Sketch of Pharaoh Spearing a Lion
    26.7.1453
  • Terracotta stirrup jar with octopus
    53.11.6
  • Terracotta zoomorphic askos (vessel) with antlers
    74.51.795
  • Spouted Bottle
    1988.117.6
  • Spearhead
    1998.540.1
  • Diadem
    2000.281.1
  • Drinking Cup
    13.125.28A
  • Bucranium
    16.2.23
  • Buffalo
    1976.297.2
  • Spearhead
    1975.268.200
  • Needles, hooks, and harpoon
    1975.268.333-345
  • Bannerstone
    1979.206.403
  • Mask
    1979.206.1073
  • Bowl (Tecomate)
    1989.314.18
  • Bird Vessel
    1986.45
  • Seated Statue of Hatshepsut
    29.3.2
  • The Singer of Amun Nany's Funerary Papyrus
    30.3.31
  • Storage Jar
    13.125.29
  • Classic Kerma Beaker
    20.2.45
  • Pair of Clappers
    32.5.2a,b
  • Arched Harp (shoulder harp)
    43.2.1
  • Recumbent mouflon
    1978.58
  • Stamp seal and modern impression: unicorn and incense burner (?)
    49.40.1
  • Jar
    1975.268.184
  • Stem Vase with Incised and Painted Design
    1987.424.4.2
  • Shaft-hole axhead with a bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
    1982.5
  • Spouted Wine Vessel (Gong)
    43.25.4
  • Vessel (zun)
    50.61.5
  • Knotted Dragon Pendant
    1985.214.99
  • Group of four vases
    1989.281.45a,b-.48
  • Terracotta vase in the form of a bull's head
    1973.35
  • Agate Lentoid
    14.104.1
  • Chariot krater
    74.51.966
  • Bronze rod tripod
    74.51.5684
  • Openwork stamp seal: figure holding snakes
    1984.4
  • Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
    1989.281.10
  • Cuneiform tablet case impressed with two cylinder seals, for cuneiform tablet 66.245.5a: record of a lawsuit
    66.245.5b
  • Stamp seal: hunters and goats, rectangular pen (?)
    1987.96.22
  • Top of standard with male figure and flanking ibexes attacked by dogs
    57.13.1
  • Roundel with the head of a
    1989.281.24
  • Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
    63.74
  • Molded plaque: king or a god carrying a mace
    32.39.2
  • Sickle sword
    11.166.1
  • Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls
    32.161.46
  • Necklace pendants and beads
    47.1a-h
  • Head of a male
    1972.96
  • Royal or divine figure with high conical headdress
    1985.262.2
  • Smiting god wearing an Egyptian atef crown
    1986.42
  • Cult vessel in the form of a tower with cylinder seal impressions near the top
    68.155
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: royal worshiper before a god on a throne; human-headed bulls below
    1991.368.5
  • Canopic Jar with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman's Head
    30.8.54
  • The Temple of Dendur
    68.154
  • Seated Figure
    1979.206.1134
  • Pectoral and Necklace of Sithathoryunet with the Name of Senwosret II
    16.1.3
  • Whip Handle in the Shape of a Horse
    26.7.1293
  • Standard with two long-horned bulls
    55.137.5
  • Zoomorphic Figure
    1984.123.1
  • Bird Figure
    1996.373.2
  • Model of a Granary with Scribes
    20.3.11
  • Guardian Figure
    14.3.17
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