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Ptolemy XIII in the Temple at Kom Ombo
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Ptolemy XIII in the Temple at Kom Ombo

A relief of Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator on one of the pillars in the courtyard of the Temple at Kom Ombo.
Ptolemaic King
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Ptolemaic King

Limestone head of Ptolemaic King, 2nd to 1st century BCE, Medinet Madi. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egyptian Funeral Stele
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Egyptian Funeral Stele

Plastered and painted funerary stele from VII-IV century BCE. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Egyptian Sarcophagus of Tetet
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Egyptian Sarcophagus of Tetet

Cloth covered, plastered and painted wood anthropoid coffin of Tetet, XXII-XXIV Dynasty. (Egyptian Museum, Castello Sforzesco, Milan)
Funerary Stela Of The Child Merysekhmet
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Funerary Stela Of The Child Merysekhmet

Funerary stela of the child Merysekhmet. Mid-18th Dynasty, about 1400-1350 BCE. Provenance unknown. The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia) This stela was made for a boy named Merysekhmet who appears...
Egyptian Votive Tunic
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Egyptian Votive Tunic

Egyptian votive tunic. Probably 19th Dynasty, about 1275 BCE. Possibly from Deir-el-Bahari, Thebes. The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia) Often described as a child's tunic because of its small...
Ptolemaic Gold Wreath
Image by James Blake Wiener

Ptolemaic Gold Wreath

Wreaths like this one formed to resemble flowers and leaves were used to crown athletic victors throughout the ancient Greek world. The Egyptian-born Greek writer Athenaeus of Nitocric (c. late 2nd-3rd century CE) tells of guests wearing...
Ancient Egyptian Dignitary from Memphis
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Ancient Egyptian Dignitary from Memphis

This relief made around c. 1250 BCE depicts what a male dignitary or government official from the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis would look like during the New Kingdom Period (c. 1550-1077 BCE). This stone relief was likely made in either...
Relief Depicting Egyptian God Tutu
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Relief Depicting Egyptian God Tutu

This ancient Egyptian relief dates from c. 100 CE and depicts Tutu. (He was known as "Tithoes" in Greek.) Tutu was an ancient Egyptian god that first rose in popularity in the Late Period (c. 664 BCE–c. 332 BCE). While ancient Egyptians believed...
Fragment of Pepi I Meryre's Pyramid Texts
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Fragment of Pepi I Meryre's Pyramid Texts

This fragment of limestone contains text in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics that was found in the pyramid of Pharaoh Pepi I Meryre (r. c. 2335–2285 BCE). (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)