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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 (H477)
A rectangular offering platter with walls around the back section. It has three levels. The ground floor has two open doors and one closed (behind a covered walkway with 4 columns). The upper floors has two small arched windows. The upper roof level is divided into three sections with low walls. There are curved stairs to the left. There are two tanks (dips) in the courtyard as well as modelled offerings. Some has been restored, but it is in several pieces.
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 (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 (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 (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.
Foreign Archaeology (F3886)
A dark brown clay oil lamp with a small ring-base and a solid lug handle. It has a round body which leads out into a channelled, elongated nozzle, The nozzle is pierced at the end with a large, oval-shaped wick-hole. The central discus is pierced with two small filling-holes, and is decorated with two men, standing alongside each other, carrying a large bunch of grapes between them. The men are nude, bald and wear only a skirt; they are carved in low relief. The shoulder has a pattern of alternating dotted lozenges within circles and cross hatched squares.
Foreign Archaeology (F952)
Dark brown clay oil lamp with a slightly rimmed circular base and a pierced lug handle. The round body leads out to an elongated, channelled nozzle, which is pierced with a large wick-hole. The central discus is decorated with a Chi-Rho symbol, and is pierced with two small filling-holes. There is a leaf pattern around the outside of this, on the shoulder. Thought to be a replica.
Foreign Archaeology (Ha7452)
A buff-coloured clay oil lamp, glazed red. It has a circular body, with a notched ring handle at one end and a short, protruding nozzle with a circular wick-hole at the other end. The central discus is missing. There is an indented motif on the underside of the base.
Foreign Archaeology (F950)
Red terracotta clay (possibly 'pitcher') lamp. It has a round base leading up into a cylindrical body with a wide open neck, which acts as the filling-hole. It has a looped handle at the back, and a protruding, channelled nozzle. There is no surface decoration.
Foreign Archaeology (H3596)
Clay oil lamp. Punic variant of the 'cocked-hat'. It consists of a shallow dish with the rim pinched in on three sides to form two nozzles with two wick-holes. It has a small circular base. The surface is undecorated. Blackened patches suggest it may have actually been used as a lamp.
Foreign Archaeology (H816), lekanis
Lekanis with shallow bowl, flanged rim, two horizontal strap handles and high, narrow base with convex straight profile. Covered with thick lustrous black gloss. Underside foot is reserved.
Foreign Archaeology (H811)
Black glazed clay kylix with a small circular vase, a jug shaped body and a widening out to a wide rimmed opening at the top. It has two looped handles on either side of the neck. The outside is decorated with various friezes of lines, zig-zags, and leaves with dots in white and red.
Foreign Archaeology (H825)
Black gloss shallow bowl, with convex wall which rests on a high foot concave on outer face. A groove at the bottom of the wall. Black glazed with groove and underside foot reserved, red line on the inner edge of foot.
Foreign Archaeology (H96), shabti
mummiform figurine. Limestone. Feet and ankles missing. Face is red,hair black, rest of body covered in yellow slip. Inscription worn away (Dodson 2004)
Foreign Archaeology (H823.a)
Small squat lekythos black glazed with palmette decoration on the front. The palmette is generated from a spiral motif. Neck is broken.
Foreign Archaeology (H834), patera
Lustous black gloss bowl, so-called salt cellar, with convex wall with ribbed pattern and groove at the bottom, high foot concave on outer surface.
Foreign Archaeology (H823.b), lekythos
Small squat lekythos black glazed with palmette decoration on the front. The palmette is generated from a spiral motif.
Foreign Archaeology (H818), lekythis
Black-figure Attic lekythos, with elongated vertical body, pronunced rim, narrow neck. And vertical strap handle. Row of dots and a row of tongues on the shoulder. On the body decoration of 3 palmettes set horizzontally, above horizontal lines and meander. Mouth, handle, lower body and base are covered with black slip. Rim has been restored
Foreign Archaeology (H821), lekythos
Black figure clay lekythos, with a tall body, a slender neck and a funnel shaped opening with no pouring lip. It has a disc shaped base and a ribbon handle on one side of the neck. The outside of the handle is black, as is the funnel shaped opening and bottom third of the vase. On the top of the neck there is a painted vertical fluting lined design, and on one side there is a design on the body of three floral shaped designs (two of which ressemble figures?) There is incised detail on top of the black painted design.
Foreign Archaeology (H899), skyphos
Black gloss skyphos with deep bowl, two looped horizontal handles on either side at the top of the opening. It has a ring foot. Dull black gloss overall, underside foot reserved.
Foreign Archaeology (Ea11149)
Manuscript abstracts of papers proposed for the International Congress of Americanists, London, 1912. Adela Breton helped to organise the conference and after to edit the conference papers for publication.
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