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Toiletry items, spoons for cosmetic colored powders, Egyptian civilization, New Kingdom

Egyptian Cosmetic Spoon in the shape of a girl. New Kingdom. Louvre, Paris. Rites et beauté. Objects de toilette égyptiens au musée du Louvre, París.

The vessel, decorated with ornaments of lotus petals and a picture of a central register of a woman leading a goat. Ancient Egypt.

Tutankhamon (1334-1325 a.C.)

Outermost Coffin, spring 1926 Harry Burton (English, 1879–1940) The Egyptian Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gelatin silver print, 6 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (16.5 x 21.9 cm) (TAA 364)

The Triad of Menkaure": Menkaure, Het-Hert (seated), and Nome Goddess, the Valley Temple of the King at Giza, Old Kingdom (4th Dynasty), now in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Photo from Schultz and Seidel's Egypt: World of the Pharoahs, p. 330.

arche de Noé This 4500 year old Sumerian tablet, which narrates a flood story, describes the ark as a coracle (round river boat) rather than a rectangular ocean-fairing vessel.

Cosmetic Spoon in Shape of Dog ca. 1550-1295 B.C. Egypt. Intended use as a cosmetic holder.

Statuette of Tuy, 1391-1353 BC, Eighteenth Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III. Louvre Museum

Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshipped as early as the Second Dynasty (2890 BC). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt, the Nile River delta region, before the unification of the cultures of ancient Egypt. Her name is also spelled Baast, Ubaste, and Baset