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Foreign Archaeology (H923)
A fragment of stone, rim of a shallow basin. The rim surface is worn and smooth, basin interior is rough. Granular fabric.
Foreign Archaeology (H1111.2)
Small wax figure of Hapi, one of the sons of Horus. Figure and features indistinct.
Foreign Archaeology (H1111.1)
One of three flat wax figures of the (4) sons of Horus. Duamutef, the jackal god, protector of the stomach. Pointed upright ears, although one is broken. Snout. Figure and features indistinct.
Foreign Archaeology (Ha7459)
A roughly rectangular block of carved stone: bas relief sculpture. One of the longer faces depicts part of a design made of incised lines, in which 2 serpents' heads feature. Faint traces of red paint. Surface damaged in places. An end face has bas-relief of part of raised arm, paitned red. Other end face is rebated and tooled. Top and bottom faces are tooled, the back rough.
Foreign Archaeology (Ha7460)
A stone block with two carved sides: on one side incised hieroglyphs, on other incised arm and portion of torso, painted red. Flat top and bottom. Other two sides rough, broken.
Foreign Archaeology (H3032.a)
Cork model of a 4th century BC chamber tombs from Paestum, mounted on a brown wooden base. It has a rectangular structure with two triangular projections on either end, a a door cut through one side (closed). It has two rectangular pieces which fit onto the top as the roof (separate). The outside is decorated with incised lines representing brickwork. The inside depicts a fresco on the walls - only one side along the length shows a scene of three male figures. One stands dresssed in a robe. The other two hold shields and arrows and face each other fighting. One wears a short skirt, the other a yellow belt. The figures are all bearded, and painted with orange, yellow, pink, white and black paint. There is a scrolled frieze design underneath their feet. On the floor of the tomb is a skeleton surounded by grave goods.
Foreign Archaeology (H893), unguentarium
Base of a clear glass unguentarium, with a pearl tinge to the surface. It is a relatively shallow base/body. The rest is missing.
Foreign Archaeology (Fa576), lekythos
Black figure lekythos with tapering cylindrical body, sloping shoulder, narrow neck, deep mouth and broad lip. Small looped handle on one side of the neck and disc foot. Rim, handle and the lower body are black glazed. Rays and tongues decorate the shoulder. White ground on the body decorated with dot band at top of wall, below figured scene depicting Herakles (or Theseus?) fighting the bull.The hero is protected by the godess Athena, who is in a horse chariot, with a two other men. Branches in field. Details are incised on, and red paint is added. Neck and handle have been broken off and are separate
Foreign Archaeology (Fa617), alabastron
Alabastron with elongated body, flat bottom, slender neck with collar, vertical strap handle and flat rim. Brown band on mouth, brown vertical tongues on the collar. The body is decorated with bands alternately brown and purple, on the middle there is a reserved band with 'running dogs' painted with silhouette technique, without incised lines.
Foreign Archaeology (H5178)
A seated figure of a woman in a long dress. She wears a crown of uraei (cobras) with a double uraei at the front. Her long wig is incised. Her eyes are inlaid, and are green and white with some evidence of black. Her feet are missing, and there are corrosion spots. She has no arms, but one arm is with the object.
Foreign Archaeology (Ha7135)
The figure of a naked child with slightly bent knees. His hands are by his sides and he wears the sidelock of youth (a ponytail on the right side of his head).
Foreign Archaeology (Ha6296)
A pale green faience amulet moulded in the form of a naked male (the god 'Horus' as a child), standing. His body is bent in the middle. He holds both arms down by his side. He wears his hair down one side, into a curl ('the sidelock of youth'). There is a loop at the back of the head which is pierced. His back is flat.
Foreign Archaeology (H1111.3), Amset
Small wax figure. Figure and features indistinct. Yellowish brown colour. 1 of 3 sons of Horus. This is the only one of the three to have it's feet intact. Rear of figure is covered with a layer of resin containing linen bandage.
Foreign Archaeology (H850)
Egyptian glass vase. Cream coloured and opaque. The base is slightly concave. Narrow neck and mouth. Thick rim. Very badly salted.
Foreign Archaeology (H4952), kylix
Large black glazed clay cup in a shape of a dish, with a thin neck underneath leading into a slightly raised circular base. There is no surface decoration. It is broken in two pieces, part missing. There are no handles.
Foreign Archaeology (H2826)
Buff coloured deep bowl with a slightly raised circular base underneath. It has two small looped upright handles on opposite sides. It is decorated with two thick black bands, one at the top one near the bottom. The handles are black, and there is a black circular ring on the inside.
Foreign Archaeology (Ha5359)
A carved wooden boat with a flat base and curved bow and stern. It has been painted dark red, the deck is white with red lines (there are spaces for about 15 figures). There are twelve figures with the boat: two kneeling figures with white garments and dark red skin (one has black painted facial features, worn away). There are ten standing men, one has no arms, six have two arms, two have a left arm only, one has a right arm only. There are two loose arms. All have white garments and dark red skin. There are four poles: one red with black end, one red, one curved (the longest), one striped with a rounded end. (Mast and steering post.)
Foreign Archaeology (H1746)
A roughly carved figure of a man with one hand to his mouth. He has a rounded headdress. The eyes are part-drilled and it is drilled widthways behind the head.
Foreign Archaeology (H3096), shabti
Mummiform figurine with inscription. Pale green matt faience with painted black hieroglyphs. Inscribed ' the Osiris [...] Truer Voice.'
Foreign Archaeology (H4547.P)
Back of the (now) 8th page of a sketchbook that is thought to have belonged to Giovanni Belzoni. Horizontal pencil sketch of what is presumably an Egyptian sculpture partially buried in sand. A face can be seen and part of the upper chest. The next three pages of the book have been removed. The page is creased vertically down the middle which might suggest that the notebook was not originally bound with a hard cover.
Foreign Archaeology (H4551)
Drawing of a mummified body in a coffin. It is believed that the mummified body depicted in the drawing was sold to Brussels Museum by Sarah Belzoni. If so, the deceased was a man called Boutehamon.
Foreign Archaeology (H4748), urs
A carved dark stone (with slightly red tint) headrest amulet. It has a rectangular block at the bottom, a column with a curved top for the head.
Foreign Archaeology (H637)
Stele of Iy-ty-ia and Nefer-hir. Rectangular stone slab with a concave cornice at the top and an inset main section. The main section has three registers: top - man and woman with an offering table before a seated Osiris; two seated couples with a table inbetween them; columns of hieroglyphs. There are hieroglyphs around the edge and on the cornice. The sides are plain. Translation: Iy-ty-ia possibly, wab-priest of Amun Re, temple name not readable. Wife is Nefer-hir, Lady of the House, Royal ... Praise hymn to Re Harakhty under the cornice
Foreign Archaeology (H502)
A cartonnage mask, a moulded face which extends down the front and back. It has a pale face with black eye and faded red lips, long blue hair with headband which includes a winged scarab. The Egyptian god Osiris stands either side of her hair with scenes below. The back is also decorated, but very damaged. Pencil marks on face.
Foreign Archaeology (H2074.1)
A flower shaped bead, cone shaped with 6 petals. It is white with blue-green top and bottom. Pierced top to bottom.
Foreign Archaeology (H4448.b)
Shows 2 versions of the king (Seti I) before the goddess Isis, on the left, and the god Anubis, on the right. There are 16 columns of hieroglyphs above. From Hornung Room I (Baedeker room 9, on the right).
Foreign Archaeology (H4436.b)
Thirty-two columns of hieroglyphs with a diagonal line of eight scenes across the top and one at the centre, each showing the mummy of the king with priests performing the Opening of the Mouth ceremony. The text is from the 'Litanies of Re'. From Hornung Room H (Baedeker room 8 (first antechamber) on the right).
Foreign Archaeology (H4404.b)
The journey of the boat of the sun through the fourth hour of the night. Three horizontal registers, with vertical registers to the right with hieroglyphs. In the top register there is a man with a cobra (uraeus) and three rippling snakes; in the centre, the sun-boat is towed by four men; in the bottom register a boat bearing a snake, preceded by five gods. The text is from the Amduat, 'the underworld, the 4th hour of the night'. Charts the journey through a sandy region full of snakes From Hornung Room C, right hand wall (Baedeker room 3, on the right).
Foreign Archaeology (H4496.b)
From left to right (joined with H4496.a): Horus, then four men with black hair (Egyptians), three squat men with tasselled kilts (Asiatics), four men with dark skin and red sashes (Nubians), three men wearing skins with feathers in their hair (Libyans). Hieroglyphs drawn in pencil along the top. From (Baedeker) room 5 (hall of 4 pillars), left side.
Foreign Archaeology (H4449.a)
To the right, an ornamental doorway, outlined with hieroglyphs and stacked up mummies. To: 11 and a half men, bending forward. Centre: the sun boat drawn by four men. Bottom: on the left a figure of Horus, preceded by four men. Journey of the sun through the 1st and 4th hours of the night. From (Baedeker) room 10a, on the left.
Foreign Archaeology (H4479)
The king (wearing a blue headdress) carrying an oar. From (Baedeker) room 13, from right pillar, side 1.
Foreign Archaeology (H4468.b)
H4468b continues H4468a to the right. The top and bottom are divided into registers. Top: from left to right, twelve baboons in blue t-shirts and white trousers, squatting. Sixteen goddesses holding ankhs and staves, four kneeling figures with crocodile heads, four of Anubis and four human, sixteen more goddesses. Centre: the sun boat, preceded by six standing gods, four heads on mounds and one human, below a boat with a scarab and two worshippers, preceded by nine standing gods. Bottom: nine squatting baboons with black tops and white trousers, sixteen cobras, nine standing worshippers, twelve standing goddesses. The jounrey of the sun through the first hour of the night. From (Baedeker) room 10b (burial chamber), on the left.
Foreign Archaeology (H4453.c)
Pharaoh Sety I with the falcon headed god Ptah-Sokaris. The god touches the King on the shoulder. There are rows of hieroglyphs above the 2 figures.Hornung, Room J, Hall of Six Pillars, Ab
Foreign Archaeology (H4388)
A tomb 'doorway', possibly the main entrance. Hieroglyphics down each side, with a winged woman (the goddess of Truth, Maat) kneeling on each side of two cartouches on the lintel. View down the corridor, which has carvings on the walls (the king being greeted by the sun-god) and spread vultures on the ceiling. Texts from the Litanies of Re.
Foreign Archaeology (Ha5518)
A human adult female left hand, partially wrapped in coarse linen bandages, with part of a (white) faience ring on the third finger. Complete hand encased in preserved skin with fingernails and carpal bones exposed.
Foreign Archaeology (Fa3884)
Dark red-brown clay oil lamp with a solid lug handle. It has a circular body leading out into an elongated, channelled nozzle. The nozzle is pierced at the end with a large oval wick-hole. The discus is pierced with two small filling-holes, and is decorated with the image of a bird seated atop a triangular-shaped tree. There is a repeated floral design on the shoulder, carved in low relief.
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