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Bat Amulet of Hapiankhtifi    Period:      Middle Kingdom  Dynasty:      Dynasty 12  Date:      ca. 1981–1802 B.C.  Geography:      Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir), Tomb of Hapiankhtifi, Mummy, Khashaba  Medium:      Wood, gold leaf

Bat Amulet of Hapiankhtifi Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Date: ca. 1981–1802 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir), Tomb of Hapiankhtifi, Mummy, Khashaba Medium: Wood, gold leaf

Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb.Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb.Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

Canopic Jar Lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1340–1336 B.C.  Egyptian; From KV55, Valley of the Kings, western Thebes  Egyptian alabaster with glass and stone inlays

Canopic Jar Lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1340–1336 B.C. Egyptian; From KV55, Valley of the Kings, western Thebes Egyptian alabaster with glass and stone inlays

Razor and mirror, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C.  Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes  Bronze and wood

Razor and mirror, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C. Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes Bronze and wood

Model collar of Hapiankhtifi    Period:      Middle Kingdom  Dynasty:      Dynasty 12  Date:      ca. 1981–1802 B.C.  Geography:      Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir), Tomb of Hapi Ankhtifi, Mummy, Khashaba  Medium:      Wood, gold leaf

Model collar of Hapiankhtifi Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Date: ca. 1981–1802 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir), Tomb of Hapi Ankhtifi, Mummy, Khashaba Medium: Wood, gold leaf

A seashell beautifully placed in a Palaeolithic tool (from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge) Via @Iris Loos T. archaeology

A seashell beautifully placed in a Palaeolithic tool (from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge) Via @Iris Loos T. archaeology

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