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Amulet

This is a carved monkey amulet. It is made out of amethyst.

Dagger with sheath

Triangular blade with grooves and incised pattern including lettering. Handle covered with snake skin. Sheath covered with crocodile skin, with scales.

Pottery or Faience Bowl

This is a turquoise coloured faience bowl fragment decorated with fish and lotus flowers.

Palette

This palette is made of mud-stone. It is axel-shaped, roughly squared at one end and tapering to a blunt point at the opposite end.

Palette

This palette is made of mudstone. It has bevelled edges.It is fish-shaped and has small chips at the ends of the tail and on the lower corner of the bottom fin.

Portrait of a Man

2nd Century This is a portrait of a young man painted in coloured beeswax onto a piece of lime wood. It was found fixed over the face of a mummified body in the Roman cemetery at Hawara in Egypt. It is believed to date from the 2nd Century.

Figure

This female figurine is made of clay. It has flared, conical sections of hair on either side its face. The left arm and feet are missing. It has another vertical section of hair applied from a separate piece of clay at the back.

Coffin Lid

IndexPeriod1: Third Intermediate Period This is an Ancient Egyptian male mummy of unknown date. The inscription on the coffin lid records (Kafr Anmar) Mestha Hapi,Tuamutef and Dubsennuf who were four canopic or funerary deities whose aid is involved to procure sepulchural meals or offerings for

Schoolboard

Early 19th Century This wooden schoolboard is inscribed with prayers in Arabic, and would have been made by a student learning to write Arabic, a common practice in north and west Africa.

Schoolboard

19th Century This wooden schoolboard has a handle and a slot for hanging when not in use. The schoolboard is inscribed with prayers in Arabic, and would have been made by a student learning to write Arabic, a common practice in north and west Africa.

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