Collections: Items Tagged "predynastic period"

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On View: Amulet in the Form of a Ba as Human-Headed Bird

Ba is the Egyptian concept closest to what is meant by the English word "soul." Its composite human-and-bird form symbolizes its ability to ...

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: Stela of a Priest of Amun Named An

    A low-ranking priest named An dedicated this modest stela to both the goddess Hathor, "Chief One of Thebes," and to the Eleventh Dynasty kin...

     
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    Found 69 Items Tagged "predynastic period"


    Female FigurineBowl with Alternate Impressed and Red-polished PanelsConical LidFemale FigurinePalette with Two BirdsBeaded NecklaceComb with Human ImagePalette or Amulet in the Shape of a TurtleJar with Impressed and Incised DecorationHippopotamus Tusk with Carved HeadPalette in the Shape of a BoatFigurine of WomanDecorated VaseFish-Shaped PalettePesesh-kefBowl with Basket PatternJar with Zigzag PanelsJar with Impressed and Incised Decoration
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