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Spirally twisted tubular armlet, former goose-head terminals missing

From Egypt; Possibly from Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina) Roman Period

Brooch in the Form of a Dog

Small brooches, often in whimsical animal forms, were worn both by Roman soldiers stationed in the provinces and by the native population. Though brooches in these forms appear throughout the Roman world, the d... more

Lamp

Found/excavated Egypt, Thebes

Fragment of Sleeve

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Lamp

Found/excavated Egypt, Thebes

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Mummy label of Petempto the younger, age 79, son of Petemin; his mother Kolluthe

From Egypt; Possibly from Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis) Roman Period

Lamp

Small earthenware lamps, made from double molds, were the most commonly used source of light for Egyptians during the Roman period. A wick produced from plant fiber or linen fabric was placed in a reservoir fil... more

Theatrical mask for offering

This mask and the mask 26.7.1021 are too small and brittle to have served as actual theater masks. They refer to the god Dionysus, patron of the theater and god of rebirth; in Egypt he was equated with Osiris. ... more

Bracelet with spirally twisted strands and a Herakles knot at the bezel

Possibly from Lower Egypt; From Egypt Roman Period

Theatrical mask for offering

This mask and the mask 26.7.1020 are too small and brittle to have served as actual theater masks. They refer to the god Dionysus, patron of the theater and god of rebirth; in Egypt he was equated with Osiris. ... more

Brooch in the Form of a Dog Attacking a Boar

Small brooches, often in whimsical animal forms, were worn both by Roman soldiers stationed in the provinces and by the native population. Though brooches in these forms appear throughout the Roman world, the d... more

Dolphin pendant

The dolphin motif is frequent in Hellenistic and Roman iconography. This hollow element has two loops on the underside at right angles to the direction of its body. It may have been part of a necklace of linked... more

Figure of Isis-Aphrodite

Isis-Aphrodite is a form of the great goddess Isis that emphasizes the fertility aspects associated with Aphrodite. She was concerned with marriage and childbirth and, following very ancient pharaonic prototype... more

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Theatrical Masks and Ram Vessel for Offering

These three pieces are said to have been part of a find of numerous faience objects at Arsinoe, capital of the Fayum region.The masks are too small and brittle to have served as actual theater masks. They refer... more

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Mummy label of Petemin, the son of Petempto, whose father was Petemin the Younger; his mother Thatre

From Egypt; Possibly from Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis) Roman Period

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt, Akhmim (former Panopolis)

Spirally twisted tubular armlet with one goose-head terminal preserved

From Egypt; Possibly from Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina) Roman Period

Lamp

Found/excavated Egypt, Thebes

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Cap

Found one on top of the next on the head of a woman in a Roman Period burial excavated and recorded by the Museum's Egyptian Expedition, the red cap (25.3.217a) and two brown caps (25.3.217b and c) are rare dat... more

Mummy label of Psenpnouthes, (son of) Kollouthes; his mother Senpsenthmesios

From Egypt; Probably from Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis) Roman Period

Leather Shoe with Gilded Medallions

Many types of footwear existed in the Byzantine world. Boots were worn by soldiers and laborers, slippers by monks and clergy, and sandals by government officials; the poor would have gone barefoot.. From Egypt... more

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Openwork shawl

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' Houses, near, Roman Burial XXIV, MMA excavations, 1923–24 Roman Period

Drop Spindle

Found Egypt, Thebes

Ram with lotus-shaped manger

This charming ram, with its almost prehensile muzzle, feeds from a lotus-form trough. The traditional Egyptian gods Amun or Khnum were identified with curly-horned rams, but by this time several other divinitie... more

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Bracelet

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment with Roundel and L-Shaped Band with Interlace Ornament

Interlace is a type of pattern formed by bands that seem to pass over and under one another. This fragment displays a highly complex and beautiful interlace roundel. Made in Egypt

Spindle

Found Egypt, near Thebes

Band

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Country of Origin Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Crosses

Attributed to Egypt

Pendant depicting Horus

From Egypt Roman Period

Cross

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Square

Attributed to Egypt

Coiffure Support

Attributed to Egypt, Akhmim (former Panopolis)

Fragment

Country of Origin Egypt

Fragment of a Band

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Country of Origin Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Lamp

Found/excavated Egypt, Ehnasya

Fragment

Country of Origin Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Stele

Funerary stelae from the Byzantine period in Egypt are thought to have been produced in quantity, then modified for individual use. Inscriptions were often added to identify the deceased. Attributed to Egypt, B... more

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment of a Tunic

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Cross

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Stele

Funerary stelae from the Byzantine period in Egypt are thought to have been produced in quantity, then modified for individual use. Inscriptions were often added to identify the deceased. Found Egypt, Aswan (Assouan)

Fragment

Country of Origin Egypt

Cross

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment of a Sleeve

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Dish

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Crucifix

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Button or Spindle Whorl

The dot-in-circle motif recalls designs presumed to be of magical significance, most likely an abstract eye to ward off the evil-eye, which serves an apotropaic function. Easily reproduced with a tool and visi... more

Fragment of a Tunic

Attributed to Egypt

Petrified Lemon

Found Egypt, Thebes

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment of a Sleeve

Attributed to Egypt

Square

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment of a Sleeve

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Square and Band

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment of a Tunic

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment

Made in Egypt

Fragment of a Band

Attributed to Egypt