Egipto. British Museum (I)

Publicado en Egipto. British Museum (I) el 10 de Julio, 2005, 17:17 por terraeantiqvae

Colecciónes egipcias del British Museum

Housed in a building started in 1823 and completed in 1847 the British Museum collection of Egyptian antiquities is one of the largest in the world.



1.- Mudstone palette in the form of a hippopotamus. Predynastic, Naqada 1. EA29416



2.- Three serrated knives of flint. Early Predynastic. EA59713-EA62274-5



3.- Figure of a woman, carved in hippopotamus ivory. Early Predynastic, Badarian 5th millennium BC. EA59648



4.- Long handled spoon of elephant ivory. Early predynastic. EA62177



5.- Predynastic bone figure with lapis-lazuli inlaid eyes. Naqada 1. EA32139



6.- Red breccia vessel in the shape of a bird. Late Predynastic. EA35306



7.- Lower half of the Battlefield Palette. Late Predynastic. EA20791



8.- RPart of the Hunter's Palette. Late Predynastic Naqada III. EA20790



9.- Decorated mace-head of crystalline limestone. Early 1st Dynasty. EA26247



10.- Copper adze blade. 1st Dynasty. EA59223



11.- Ivory gaming piece in the form of a lion. First Dynasty. EA64093



12.- Bronze bowl and ewer. 2nd Dynasty from the tomb of Khasekhemwy at Abydos. These vessels are the earliest true bronzes from Egypt. EA35571-2



13.- Calcite bowl. 3rd Dynasty. EA4569



14.- 4th Dynasty stele of Rahotep from Meidum. EA1242



15.- Mason's tools from the Pyramid of Khufu. 4th Dynasty. Found in one of the 'so-called' air-shafts of the Queen's Chamber. EA67818-67819



16.- Limestone fragment of the Giza Sphinx's beard. The beard was probably made in the 18th Dynasty and does not date from the original construction of the Sphinx. EA58



17.- Coffin for the reburial of Menkhare found in his pyramid at Giza. The style of the coffin dates it to 25th-26th Dynasty.



18.- Painted limestone statue of Kaitep and his wife, Hetepheres. 5th-6th Dynasty. EA1181



19.- Bronze model offering table and ritual vessels of the lector priest Idy. 6th Dynasty from Abydos. EA5315-6086-9



20.- Painted limestone tomb statue of Nenkheftka. 6th Dynasty from Deshasha. EA1239



21.- Model boat from a Middle Kingdom tomb. EA35204



22.- A map of the netherworld painted on the coffin of Gua. Middle Kingdom from Bersha.



23.- Colossal granite head of a Pharaoh probably Amenhotep III from Karnak. EA15



24.- Quartzite head of Amenhotep III from his moruary temple at Thebes. EA6



25.- Restored granite statue of Amenhotep III.



26.- Upper part of a colossal statue of Amenhotep III. 18th Dynasty from Thebes. EA3



27.- Cuneiform tablet inscribed with a letter from Tushratta, King of Mitanni, to Amenhotep III of Egypt. WAA29791


Fuente: http://www.egyptarchive.co.uk

  

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