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Mummy with an inserted panel portrait of a youth, 80–100 a.d.; Roman PeriodEgypt, Fayum, Hawara (Hawwara, Hawwaret el-Maqta; Adlan), PetrieEncaustic on limewood, linen, human remains

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Solar Boat This cedar boat is one of two found by the Great Pyramid at Giza, intact but dismantled. It took 12 years to reconstruct it. There is another one still in its original pit, and there were three additional pits on the other side that were empty. The king needed 2 to travel with the sun across the sky, 2 to travel through the night, and one to cross to the underworld

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Short Sword and Sheath with Crouching Feline: 6th century B.C. North China. Bronze inlaid with turquoise

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In 1537, Henry commissioned Hans Holbein the Younger to create a mural of the Tudor dynasty to commemorate the birth of his son and heir, Edward. It was the only mural which Holbein made in England. It originally occupied an entire wall in Whitehall Palace, which had been designated the official residence of the monarch just a year earlier. The mural was destroyed during a palace fire in 1698. Luckily, King Charles II had already commissioned a small copy thirty years before by the Flemish ar...