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  • Works of Art (324)
  • Chronology (17)
  • Magical Container in the Shape of a Hippopotamus Deity
    43.8a,b
  • Head of a Hippopotamus
    1997.375
  • Hippopotamus figurine
    20.2.25
  • Seal Amulet in the Shape of a Hippopotamus
    10.130.771
  • Hippopotamus
    10.130.2429
  • Apotropaic Wand
    30.8.218
  • Scarab with the Name of Amenemhat III and a Hippopotamus Hunt
    26.2.1
  • Hippopotamus amulet
    23.2.30
  • Artist's Painting of a Hippopotamus
    23.3.6
  • Water Clock Decorated with a Baboon
    17.194.2341
  • Shadow Clock
    12.181.307
  • Relief panel showing two baboons offering the wedjat eye to the sun god Khepri, who holds the Underworld sign
    66.99.73
  • Lentoid Bottle (
    30.8.214
  • Statuette of Osiris with the name of Padihorpere
    56.16.2
  • Donation Stela of Osorkon I dated to year 6
    10.176.42
  • Hieratic Ostracon Dated to Year 21 of Ramesses II
    09.184.183
  • Collar with medallions containing coins of emperors
    36.9.1
  • Gilded glass earring
    10.130.1521
  • Strap chain with one decorated terminal preserved
    30.8.421
  • Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
    29.2.3
  • 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
  • Child's bracelet
    01.4.2
  • 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
  • Inlay, satyr
    30.8.183
  • Official with Pleated Costume
    65.119
  • King's Head with Egyptian Headdress but Greek Hair and Features
    2008.454
  • Statue of a Ptolemaic Queen, perhaps Cleopatra VII
    89.2.660
  • Mummy of Nesmin with plant wreath, mummy mask and other cartonnage elements
    86.1.51
  • Large storage jar with floral decoration
    13.180.34a
  • Fragment of a Vase Depicting Berenike II
    26.7.1016
  • Harnefer son of Paheb (Phibis) and Takerheb (Kalibis)
    1980.422
  • Seated Osiris-Anedjty
    12.182.4a
  • Tutu
    30.8.71
  • Offering Table of Tjaenhesret, priest of Thoth, son of Iaa
    48.149.5
  • Man squatting with head resting on his hands on his knees
    26.7.1411
  • Dancing dwarf
    26.7.1403
  • Statue of a seated baboon
    1971.51
  • Relief plaque with face of an owl hieroglyph
    07.228.11
  • Osiris inscribed for Harkhebit, son of Padikhonsu and Isetempermes
    10.175.133
  • Glass Fragments
    31.8.42.1a-c
  • Tusk Fragment with the Ascension
    17.190.46
  • Kerchief from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.219
  • Mirror
    36.3.13
  • Seal Impression Attatched to a Fiber Tie from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
    09.184.262
  • Shabti of Isis, Singer of the Aten
    66.99.38
  • Taweret amulet with double head
    21.6.73
  • Jewelry Elements for a Broad Collar
    31.114.2a
  • Papyrus Marsh
    30.4.60
  • Papyrus column amulet
    26.7.1036
  • Amenhotep III and his Mother, Mutemwia, in a Kiosk
    15.5.1
  • Relief plaque of cobra on a neb basket
    07.228.14
  • 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
  • Menat necklace from Malqata
    11.215.450
  • Relief-decorated Lentoid Bottle (
    2007.155
  • 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
  • Marriage Contract
    35.4.1a,b
  • Letter written in hieratic script on papyrus
    27.3.560
  • Papyrus Fragment of a Letter from Victor to Psan
    14.1.531
  • Tiraz with medallions
    1974.113.4
  • Fragment
    27.170.67
  • Textile fragment
    29.179.13
  • Ikat Fragment
    27.170.28
  • 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
  • Book of the Dead of the Priest of Horus, Imouthes (Imhotep)
    35.9.20a-w
  • 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
  • Torso of Akhenaten
    21.9.3
  • Head from a statuette
    31.114.1
  • 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
  • Estate Figure
    20.3.7
  • Panel painting of a woman in a blue mantle
    2013.438
  • Striding Figure
    62.200
  • Foreigners in a Procession
    1985.328.13
  • Stela of the Steward Mentuwoser
    12.184
  • Traveling Boat being Rowed
    20.3.1
  • Gazelle
    26.7.1292
  • Folio from the Tashkent Qur’an
    2004.87
  • Plaque with Greek dedication to Isis, Serapis and Apollo by Komon for the benefit of Ptolemy IV and V
    89.2.652
  • Double-sided Tombstone
    2010.225
  • Kushite priest wearing garment with leopard's head and tassels, subsequently adapted for a king
    2010.259
  • Comb
    38.118.17
  • Ostrakon with a Letter from Frange to Enoch
    14.1.157
  • Vine Lattice with Birds
    15.109
  • Textile Fragment with Hunting Scene
    51.57
  • Coin Weight
    08.256.20
  • Roundel with Amazons and a Cross
    1987.442.5
  • Ostrakon with Menander's
    14.1.210
  • Tusk Fragment with Christ Enthroned
    17.190.48
  • Hanging with Polychrome Columns
    22.124.3
  • Fragment of Door Jamb with Geometric and Vegetal Motifs
    10.175.77
  • Basin with Zodiac signs and royal titles
    91.1.553
  • Tray
    91.1.604
  • Stelophorous Statue of Bay
    66.99.94,2009.253
  • God's Wife Tagerem
    2010.18
  • Cylindrical bag of sawdust from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    1988.437.1
  • Bag of natron from Tutankhamun's embalming cache
    1988.437.2
  • Ram head for attachment
    45.2.9
  • Fragment of a Queen's Face
    26.7.1396
  • Mummy with an inserted panel portrait of a youth
    11.139
  • 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
  • Ud
    1982.143.1
  • Royal hand
    1985.328.1
  • Two Princesses
    1985.328.6
  • Recumbent lion
    2000.485
  • Amulet Carved in Intaglio (Incised)
    17.190.491
  • Tunic with Dionysian Ornament
    26.9.8
  • Roundel Illustrating Episodes from the Biblical Story of Joseph
    63.178.2
  • Roundel with Mounted Warriors and a Lion
    90.5.16
  • Head of Ahmose I
    2006.270
  • Lamp with Jewish Symbols
    91.1.1621
  • Terracotta Hadra hydria (water jar)
    90.9.5
  • Snake Charmer at Tangier, Africa
    21.170
  • Box with cover
    23.67.5a,b
  • 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
  • Ritual figure
    2003.154
  • Ripe barley
    1985.328.24
  • Votive stela of Userhat
    05.4.2
  • Block from a Relief Depicting a Battle
    13.180.21
  • Evening dress
    1986.517.5
  • Prayer in the Mosque
    87.15.130
  • Café House, Cairo (Casting Bullets)
    05.13.4
  • Scene in the Jewish Quarter of Constantine
    1996.285
  • Situla with floral decoration
    07.228.22
  • Conical Boss from a Bowl
    30.8.371
  • Sennedjem and Iineferti in the Fields of Iaru, Tomb of Sennedjem
    30.4.2
  • Taweret Amulet
    04.2.365
  • Nepthysis, Horus, and Isis
    17.194.2444
  • Anubis Amulet
    04.2.151
  • Crocodile amulet
    1989.281.96
  • Baboon with a wedjet eye
    44.4.41
  • Scarabs
    10.130.910_27.3.206
  • Heart amulets
    10.130.1782_10.130.1804
  • Hand and foot amulets
    10.130.2355_10.130.2358
  • Wedjat Eye Amulet
    23.2.68
  • Djed pillar Amulet
    89.2.539
  • Hippopotamus Head Amulet
    10.130.2310
  • Béni-Haçan, Architecture Hypogéene - Tombeau d'Amoneï
    1976.607.13
  • 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
  • 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
  • Writing board of an apprentice scribe
    28.9.5
  • Model Bakery and Brewery from the Tomb of Meketre
    20.3.12
  • Nubie. Ibsamboul. Colosse médial (enfoui) du Spéos de Phrè
    1981.1229.2
  • [Children from the Village of Kalabshah, Nubia]
    2005.100.257
  • Temple of Edfu
    2005.100.192
  • Faience aryballos (perfume vase) in the form of two heads
    1972.118.142
  • Egyptians Raising Water from the Nile
    50.130.16
  • [The Citadel and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Cairo]
    1973.594.38
  • Palais de Gezyret, Pavillon Exterieur
    1973.594.55
  • Rebab
    89.4.403
  • Kav-92
    1993.265
  • Fibula
    1981.5.2
  • Head of a king as Khepri, possibly Ptolemy VI Philometor
    66.99.166
  • Head of a Ptolemaic queen
    2002.66
  • Head of Tutankhamun
    50.6
  • Torso of a High General
    1996.91
  • Inlays and shrine elements
    21.2.2
  • Head attributed to Arsinoe II
    38.10
  • Bowl
    1988.18
  • Statuette of the goddess Taweret
    26.7.1193
  • Statuette of Anubis
    38.5
  • Fragmentary face of King Khafre
    26.7.1392
  • Seated statue of King Menkaure
    37.6.1
  • Statue of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II in the Jubilee Garment
    26.3.29
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Head of the god Amun
    07.228.34
  • Relief of Haremhab
    66.99.44
  • Statue of Seti I
    22.2.21
  • Shabti of Merneptah
    26.7.1451
  • Head of King Amenmesse Wearing the Blue Crown
    34.2.2
  • Ramesses III and Prince Amenherkhepeshef before Hathor
    33.8.7
  • Artist's sketch of Ramesses IV
    30.8.234
  • Bust from Statue of a King
    X.358
  • Fragment of a Royal Head, Probably Apries
    1994.198
  • Kneeling statuette of King Amasis
    35.9.3
  • Face attributed to Ptolemy II Philadelphos or a contemporary
    12.187.31
  • Head of Ptolemy II or III
    66.99.134
  • Menat of Taharqo: the King Being Nursed by the Lion-Headed Goddess Bastet
    41.160.104
  • Relief from the Palace of Apries in Memphis
    09.183.1a
  • Apis Bull Statuette
    17.190.62
  • Cosmetic Container in the Form of a Bes-image
    1989.281.94
  • Magical Stela (Cippus of Horus)
    50.85
  • Senwosret III as a Sphinx
    17.9.2
  • Fragment of a Hanging
    69.142.2
  • Window
    93.26.3
  • Carpet
    17.120.137
  • Mummy Mask
    19.2.6
  • Kushite Pharaoh
    2002.8
  • Statuette of a Royal (?) Woman with the Cartouches of Necho II on her Arms
    30.8.93
  • Figure of a Woman
    12.185.4
  • Hexagonal Tile
    67.69.4
  • Basin of Sultan Qaytbay
    91.1.565
  • Textile fragment
    46.156.16
  • Field Ensign
    36.25.1961
  • 1970.105
  • Ram's-head amulet
    1989.281.98
  • The Royal Acquaintances Memi and Sabu
    48.111
  • Fragment of a Cover with Geometric and Interlace Decoration
    90.5.807
  • Standing Hippopotamus
    17.9.1
  • Antelope Head
    1992.55
  • Head from a Statue with Magical Texts
    1989.281.102
  • 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
  • Torso of a Ptolemaic King, inscribed with cartouches of a late Ptolemy
    1981.224.1
  • Arrowhead
    26.253.59
  • Reliefs from the Tomb of Nes-peka-shuty
    23.3.468
  • God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo II
    34.2.1
  • Statuette of Isis and Horus
    55.121.5
  • Lute
    12.182.44
  • Seated Statue of Hatshepsut
    29.3.2
  • Statuette of Arsinoe II for her Posthumous Cult
    20.2.21
  • Storage Jar
    13.125.29
  • Classic Kerma Beaker
    20.2.45
  • Spherical jar with four rows of painted decoration
    08.202.47
  • Sistrum Inscribed with the Names of King Teti
    26.7.1450
  • Pair of Clappers
    32.5.2a,b
  • Archers
    22.1.23
  • King Sahure and a nome god
    18.2.4
  • Two Vases in the Shape of a Mother Monkey with Her Young
    30.8.134_1992.338
  • Arched Harp (shoulder harp)
    43.2.1
  • Tabula (Square) with the Head of Spring
    90.5.848
  • Panel with the Triumph of Dionysus
    90.5.873
  • Canopic Jar with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman's Head
    30.8.54
  • 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
  • Statuette of Amun
    26.7.1412
  • Cat Statuette intended to contain a mummified cat
    56.16.1
  • Portrait of the Boy Eutyches
    18.9.2
  • Nikare with his Wife and Daughter
    52.19
  • Relief of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II and the Goddess Hathor
    07.230.2
  • Model of a Granary with Scribes
    20.3.11
  • Guardian Figure
    14.3.17
  • Bottle
    x.21.210
  • Mosque lamp of Amir Qawsun
    17.190.991
  • Panel with Inscription
    30.112.3
  • Fragments of a Coat
    31.14a,b
  • Cosmetic Flask (Mukhula) of Opaque Turquoise Glass
    10.130.2649
  • Leaf from a Qur'an
    37.21
  • Tunic with Dionysian Ornament
    26.9.9
  • Coptic Liturgical Codex
    19.196.5
  • Storage Jar
    23.2.74
  • Funerary Stela with Architectural Frame
    36.2.6
  • Coptic Prayer Codex
    19.196.3
  • Panel with Cross and Griffins
    28.12
  • Woven Tapestry Fragment
    50.83
  • Ampulla (Flask) of Saint Menas
    27.94.27
  • Fragment from a Lintel or Frieze with Cross and Rosette Medallions
    10.176.37
  • Mosque lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al 'Ala'I al-Bunduqdar
    17.190.985
  • Arch with Running Vines, Leaves, and Fruit
    29.9.2
  • Tray made for the Rasulid sultan al-Mu'ayyad Dawud ibn Yusuf
    91.1.605
  • Panel from a Cenotaph or Symbolic Coffin with Marquetry Decoration
    37.103
  • Bowl with Eagle
    63.178.1
  • Panel with horse heads
    11.205.2
  • Crescent-Shaped Pendant with Confronted Birds
    30.95.37
  • Enameled and Gilded Bottle
    41.150
  • Pair of minbar doors
    91.1.2064
  • Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
    91.1.540
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