Title: ivory cosmetic spoon
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visua
Description: Ivory cosmetic spoon with shallow circular bowl surrounded by a zigzag border. The handle of the spoon is of similar width to the bowl and depicts an ibex, facing to the right, kneeling on the right fore-leg.
Previously broken and repaired.
Description Source: Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 198
Title: mummy label inscribed on both sides
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury C
Description: Mummy label made of wood. It is irregularly shaped with two holes by which the label would be attached to the mummy after the embalming process for identification during transportation and in the afterlife. The label is inscribed on both sides in black ink.
Title: stela depicting the priest Nu and his wife Imarr
VADS Collection: Artworld
Description: Rectangular stela depicting the priest Nu and his wife Imarr sitting on bull-legged chairs at either side of a table. The table is laden with 12 loaves of bread and is surrounded by more offerings such as beer, fowl and oxen. There are two inscriptions in one horizontal line along the top of the stela; to the left are the titles and name of Nu in hieroglyphs facing to the right and to the right is the name of Imarr in hieroglyphs facing to the left. Nu wears a short curly wi
Title: obelisk dedicated to Amenemhat
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre
Description: Limestone obelisk dedicated to Amenemhat, Overseer of the Antechamber of the Store of Fruits. There are inscriptions on all four sides of the obelisk, quite roughly carved into the limestone.
On the front of the obelisk is the figure of a man facing to the right, wearing a long kilt and wesekh collar. Below the figure are 14 rows of hieroglyphs.
On the left side of the obelisk is the figure of a man facing to the left, wearing a long kilt and wesekh collar. Below the f
Title: stelephorous statue of Mery-Ptah
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Cent
Description: Stelephorous statue of Ptahmeri, high-priest of the god Amun and royal official. He wears a long bag-tunic with short sleeves and has a beard and hair in the style of the 18th Dynasty. He is kneeling on both knees and is holding a round-topped stela in front of him with both hands. This stela is inscribed with a prayer to the sun god. At the top of the stela is a sun-disk flanked by two uraei; the uraeus to the left wears the white crown of Upper Egypt to symbolise the godde
Title: sculptors trial piece
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Vi
Description: Limestone sculptor's or apprentice's trial piece, worked on both sides.
The front is carved in high relief with the right side of the head of a king wearing a nemes headdress with uraeus. Faint lines have been carved into the surface of the limestone to provide a grid within which the portrait could be carved more accurately. The reverse is more roughly carved with the outline of the right side of the head of a king, with left arm outstretched.
Circa 350 BCE.
Title: statuette of sphinx
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual
Description: Sphinx statue of Tuthmosis IV, with front legs, beard and part of the face missing. Tuthmosis IV wears a nemes headdress pulled tight across the forehead and tied at the back, with a flap hanging at both sides; the nemes is surmounted by an uraeus, worn on the forehead. He wears a garment across the shoulders and front, left open at the chest. The cartouche of Tuthmosis IV is inscribed on the chest below the beard in hieroglyphs, facing to the right. The body of the sphinx i
Title: statuette of Nefertem
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visu
Description: Statuette of Nefertem, seated on a throne. His arms are bent, with his right palm flat against his thigh and his left hand clenched slightly. He wears a short pleated shendyt kilt from his navel to his knees and a tripartite wig. He has a plaited beard and wears a headdress of lotus flowers, made of copper alloy.
There are two cartouches between two figures, on the front face of the base. The base is also decorated on the other three faces, with a repeated pattern of an a
Title: statuette of Amenophis III
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for
Description: Incomplete statuette of the king Amenophis III, with most of the head and limbs missing. He is standing with his left foot to the front and his arms pendent. He has a beard and wears a wesekh collar around his neck and an armlet of three bands around his left upper arm. The king's name is inscribed on the middle of the belt with a panther's head is below, over a short pleated shendyt kilt and apron.
There is one column of hieroglyphs facing to the right on the right hand
Title: dyad of Amenophis I and Ahmose Nefertiry
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsb
Description: Black steatite dyad of the king Amenophis I standing beside his mother the queen Ahmose Nefertiry. The statuette is incomplete; the head of Amenophis I and other parts are missing.
Amenophis I is standing with his left foot to the front and his right arm held across his upper body with the heqa sceptre grasped in his right hand. His left arm is pendent. He wears a wesekh collar, a short pleated kilt with apron from his navel to his knees, bracelets on both wrists and sand
Title: statuette of an unidentified man
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Cent
Description: Upper part of a statuette of a man walking with left foot to the front. His arms are pendent with the palms of his hands flat on the thighs. He wears a long kilt wrapped around his waist and tied at the front. He wears a tripartite wig.
Underneath this part of the statuette is a hole to join it to the lower part.
Description Source: Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 64
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