The Meidum Geese, frieze from Mastaba of Nefermaat and Itet, dating back to reign of Sneferu. Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty, ca. 2600 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
grandegyptianmuseum: Wooden face to be attached to a coffin, eyes and brows originally inlaid. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1550-1292 BC. Now in the British Museum.
“The oldest Egyptian leather manuscript has been found in the shelves of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, where it was stored and forgotten for more than 70 years. Dating from the late Old Kingdom to the early Middle Kingdom (2300-2000...
grandegyptianmuseum: The innermost coffin of Tutankhamun, showing the king in Osiride form clasping the crook and the flail, from the tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62). Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
grandegyptianmuseum: Tutankhamun making an offering to Osiris (ebony, ivory, wood and bronze), detail of a portable chest from the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62). Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.