Collections: Items Tagged "Inscriptions"

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On View: Statuette of Hippopotamus

Egyptian artists decorated statuettes of hippos with images of Nile flora and fauna. Common motifs included lotus buds, flowers, marsh grass...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Relief of Princess Khekeret-nebty

    The column of hieroglyphs to the right of this depiction of Khekeret-nebty identifies her as "the king's daughter of his body, beloved of hi...

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    Found 63 Items Tagged "Inscriptions"

    Headrest with Two Images of the God BesShabty Box of AmunemhatTianhuang SealRelief of Offering TableRitual KnifeOffering Stand of Irukaptah with BowlCanopic Jar and Lid  (Depicting a Baboon)Kneeling Figure of HarbesUshabti of the Lady of the House YuiJug (Mashraba) with Human-Headed Inscription and Zodiac SignsFragmentary Ointment Jar Inscribed for UnasUshabti of PsamtekCanopic Jar and Lid (Depicting a Human)Stela of User-pekhty-nisu and his wife, Pa-netjerBlock Statue of NesthothShawabtiStamp Seal of Meru the Answerer of Horus [the King]Stela of Steward Ptahemsai
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