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Snake Ring

Snake Ring

From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Mask of a woman

Funerary Mask of a woman

From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Seals (3) from net

Seals (3) from net

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' houses, near, Roman burial XXI, MMA excavations, 1923–24 Roman Period

Bowl with floral and geometric designs

Bowl with floral and geometric designs

After a stable border had been established between Roman Egypt and areas controlled by Meroë, settlement in the Meroitic regions of lower Nubia intensified and economic prosperity grew. Several cemeteries of th... more

Amulet of fist with thumb thrust between first two fingers

Amulet of fist with thumb thrust between first two fingers

In this amulet the thumb is placed between the first two fingers of the fist. This is a Roman amulet connected with sexuality. From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Sandals

Funerary Sandals

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

Hanging Showing Euthenia in a Garden

Hanging Showing Euthenia in a Garden

This rare painting of tempera on linen shows the Greek personification of abundance, Euthenia. The goddess, consort of the Nile god, rests on a sphinx and holds a bowl in her hand; above and to the sides are bi... more

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Snake ring

Snake ring

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 23 beads

String of 23 beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Sistrum

Sistrum

Although the sound elements have disappeared, the wires are preserved on this functional arc sistrum. The wires terminate in duck heads; in pharaonic examples they mainly take the form of reared cobras. Sound d... more

Ring with snake's head terminals

Ring with snake's head terminals

From Egypt Roman Period

Snake bracelet

Snake bracelet

From Egypt, Lower Egypt Roman Period

Snake bracelet

Snake bracelet

From Egypt Roman Period

Statuette of Herakles holding apples

Statuette of Herakles holding apples

The hero holds the golden apples of the Hesperides in his left hand. From Egypt Roman Period

Amulet of Harpokrates

Amulet of Harpokrates

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 10 Mosaic Beads

String of 10 Mosaic Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Cup with geometric decoration

Cup with geometric decoration

After a stable border had been established between Roman Egypt and areas controlled by Meroë, settlement in the Meroitic regions of lower Nubia intensified and economic prosperity grew. Several cemeteries of th... more

Pair of Child's Slippers

Pair of Child's Slippers

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

Seals (3) from net

Seals (3) from net

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' houses, near, Roman burial XXI, MMA excavations, 1923–24 Roman Period

Burnishing tool, goldsmith's

Burnishing tool, goldsmith's

From Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes Roman Period

Stela depicting Anubis and a mummy on a bed for for Pachom-alal, son of Peteharsomtous

Stela depicting Anubis and a mummy on a bed for for Pachom-alal, son o...

From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Dendera Roman Period

Glass Bottle

Glass Bottle

From Egypt Roman Period

Seals (3) from net

Seals (3) from net

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' houses, near, Roman burial XXI, MMA excavations, 1923–24 Roman Period

Plaque representing a Greco-Roman type temple with Corinthian columns

Plaque representing a Greco-Roman type temple with Corinthian columns

From left to right, on bases of increasing height, Isis, Serapis, and another goddess stand among the columns. On the pediment is an eagle with spread wings, an emblem of the god Serapis. From Egypt Roman Period

Harpokrates in an Egyptianizing Crown and holding the club of Herakles

Harpokrates in an Egyptianizing Crown and holding the club of Herakles

Harpokrates, or "Horus the child," the son of Isis and Osiris/Serapis, is here represented as a chubby toddler with a plump, crooked forefinger reaching toward his small mouth. He holds the knobby club of the G... more

Palm of a Ceremonial Fan

Palm of a Ceremonial Fan

This palm (joining piece) of a ceremonial fan depicts a royal baldachin atop an umbel, the flower section of the papyrus plant. On the back of the palm are sockets for three ostrich plumes, and the lower end is... more

Robe made to imitate leopard skin with rosettes with the name of Harnedj-?

Robe made to imitate leopard skin with rosettes with the name of Harne...

From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Pernebwadjyt (south of Qaw el-Kebir) Roman Period

Cup with three rows of impressed decoration

Cup with three rows of impressed decoration

From Egypt, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 1, Grave 1160, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912 Roman Period

Snake bracelet

Snake bracelet

From Egypt, Lower Egypt Roman Period

Fish Net

Fish Net

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' houses, near, Roman burial XXI, MMA excavations, 1923–24 Roman Period

Burnishing tool, goldsmith's

Burnishing tool, goldsmith's

From Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes Roman Period

Double-Headed herm Bust

Double-Headed herm Bust

From Egypt Roman Period

Bottle (unguentaria)

Bottle (unguentaria)

From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Meidum Roman Period

Bottle (unguentaria)

Bottle (unguentaria)

From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Meidum Roman Period

String of 15 bugle beads

String of 15 bugle beads

From Egypt Roman Period?

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Plaque representing an Egyptian open shrine (kiosk)

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

Bottle (unguentaria)

Bottle (unguentaria)

From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Meidum Roman Period

Headdress from the Head of a Mummy of a Child

Headdress from the Head of a Mummy of a Child

From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis) Roman Period

Shears

Shears

This piece is remarkable for its rich inlays. Both sides of each blade are decorated with three registers of figures. Whoever created the design clearly had a sense of humor; when the shears are closed, the top... more

Mummy label of Senpnouthe, daughter of Sulis; her mother Taphiomis

Mummy label of Senpnouthe, daughter of Sulis; her mother Taphiomis

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

Spirally twisted tubular armlet, former goose-head terminals missing

Spirally twisted tubular armlet, former goose-head terminals missing

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

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

Mummy label of Petempto the younger, age 79, son of Petemin; his mothe...

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

Anubis as Defender of Osiris / Dionysus
Theatrical Masks and Ram Vessel for Offering

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

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

Bracelet with spirally twisted strands and a Herakles knot at the beze...

Possibly from Lower Egypt; From Egypt Roman Period

Theatrical mask for offering

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

Theatrical mask for offering

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

Dolphin pendant

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

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

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

Mummy label of Petemin, the son of Petempto, whose father was Petemin...

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

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Spirally twisted tubular armlet with one goose-head terminal preserved

Spirally twisted tubular armlet with one goose-head terminal preserved

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

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

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

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

Cap

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

Openwork shawl

Openwork shawl

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

Ram with lotus-shaped manger

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

Ornamental mask

Ornamental mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Pendant depicting Horus

Pendant depicting Horus

From Egypt Roman Period

Turban from the Head of a Mummy of a Child

Turban from the Head of a Mummy of a Child

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Valley north of the Temple of Hatshepsut, Roman Buria XXXIXB, MMA excavations, 1928–29 Roman Period

Tool

Tool

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 5 Double Disc Beads

String of 5 Double Disc Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Sphinx, headless

Sphinx, headless

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 5 Beads

String of 5 Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Earring

Earring

From Egypt Roman Period, later than

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Bead

Bead

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Old Kingdom Cemetery, MMA excavations Roman Period

Amulet of Taweret

Amulet of Taweret

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Old Kingdom Cemetery, MMA excavations Roman Period

Amulet of Ptah-Sokar

Amulet of Ptah-Sokar

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Old Kingdom Cemetery, MMA excavations Roman Period

Amulet, ba bird

Amulet, ba bird

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Neferu (TT 319, MMA 31), MMA excavations Roman Period

Die

Die

Gaming was a favorite pastime at banquets and other social occasions. Small boxes were used as throwing cups to prevent manipulation of the dice. From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations... more

Die

Die

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations 1896–97 Roman Period

Bottle

Bottle

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations 1896–97 Roman Period

Fragmentary Shroud with a Bearded Young Man

Fragmentary Shroud with a Bearded Young Man

A young man with wide eyes and an incipient moustache stands before a dark gray background, with a lighter gray area around his head. In his hand he holds a bundle of foliage, perhaps myrtle. To each side of hi... more

Ring?

Ring?

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations 1896–97 Roman Period

Spoon or scoop

Spoon or scoop

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations 1896–97 Roman Period

Mirror

Mirror

From Egypt Roman Period

Funerary Mask

Funerary Mask

From Egypt Roman Period

Ring

Ring

From Egypt Roman Period

Inlay fragment, millefiori

Inlay fragment, millefiori

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 11 Beads

String of 11 Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 7 Beads

String of 7 Beads

From Egypt Roman Period

Collar with medallions containing coins of emperors

Collar with medallions containing coins of emperors

This collar displays medallions containing coins of Emperors Lucius Verus (r. AD 161-169) and Alexander Severus (r. AD 222-235) and of Julia Domna, Wife of Emperor Septimius Severus (r. AD 193-211) and mother o... more

Mummy of Artemidora

Mummy of Artemidora

The mask portrays a young woman lying flat as if upon her bier. Her hair is arranged in tiers of snail curls over her forehead. Alongside her face flows a black Egyptian-style wig, the long locks bound with nar... more

Cymbal

Cymbal

From Egypt Roman Period

Vase fragment, conventional floral design

Vase fragment, conventional floral design

A mosaic glass technique allowed multiples of an image to be created: a figural or design composition was made by bundling colored glass canes, which were then drawn out into a long bar. The bar was then sectio... more

Coffin panel with paintings of funerary rituals and gods

Coffin panel with paintings of funerary rituals and gods

From Egypt, Western Desert; Kharga Oasis, el-Deir, Roman Cemetery Roman Period

Splash-decorated bead

Splash-decorated bead

From Egypt Roman Period

String of 4 Beads

String of 4 Beads

From Egypt Roman Period