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Plaque representing an Egyptian open shrine (kiosk)

Columns with bell-shaped capitals support the barrel roof of the kiosk. Isis(?) towers over an open-lintel doorway surmounted by lions or perhaps cats. From Egypt Roman Period

Box with cover

Round bottom boxes with lids are rare in Islamic metalwork but curiously common in the oeuvres of Mahmud al-Kurdi and Zain al-Din. The original function of this elegant little box is unknown. Sweetmeats may hav... more

Shirt of Mail and Plate of Al-Ashraf Sayf ad-Din Qaitbay (ca. 1416/18–1496), 18th Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt

Sultan Qaitbay (1416/18–1496) was one of the longest reigning Mamluk rulers of Egypt and a great patron of architecture. He is perhaps best remembered for building and renovating many mosques, shrines, citadels... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Face of an Egyptian canopic vase

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Face of an Egyptian canopic vase

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Back of an Egyptian canopic vase

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Roman Telamones in the Egyptian Style

Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Egyptian Obelisk of Augustus

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Egyptian Obelisk of Augustus

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Egyptian Obelisk of Augustus

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Egyptian Obelisk of Constantine

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

A uniface medal of the Ancient Greek and Egyptian Monuments of the Louvre

Medalist: Alexis Joseph Depaulis (French, Paris 1790/92–1867 Paris)

Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini (...) (Different Ways of ornamenting chimneypieces and all other parts of houses)

The lengthy essay that opens the 'Diverse maniere' is dedicated to Cardinal Rezzonico, nephew of Pope Clement XIII and one of Piranesi's ardent supporters, but is clearly intended for a wide audience, given the... more

Watch in the form of an Egyptian lyre

Watchmaker: Philippe Meynadier (recorded about 1780–early 19th century))

Guenbri

Egypt

Mam

David James Blaikley (British, London 1846–1936 London) Egypt (British repro)

Mam

David James Blaikley (British, London 1846–1936 London) Egypt (British repro)

Baz

Tabli Baz (Small Kettledrum) formerly used when hunting with hawksor for religious processions and Ramadan. It is struck with a leather strap rather than with drumsticks or the fingers. Egypt