African Project: Egyptian

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Catalog # Name Description
1 1965.51.1 Statue Cat. Original greenish bronze, Egyptian, 663-332 B. C. in Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Md. Alva Replica C-4. 1965.51.1 (Statue) image
2 1968.9.22.1 Hat Fez, felt. The label on the interior indicates that the hat was manufactured in Cairo. Paper lines the interior and a woven straw supports the hat's outer rim. The black nylon, instead of silk, tassel is attached at the center of the flat top and falls down to the bottom of the hat. The tassel is attached by a thread that goes over it and keeps the tassel spread out and in place. Color: RD,BK
3 1971.0034 Statue Plaster replica of Queen Nefertiti, Egyptian 18th Dynasty, about 1350 B. C. Black finish with blue decorations on headpiece. 1971.0034 (Statue) image
4 1978.44.0003 Figurine Boatman, Middle Kingdom with light oak base. Elongated seated figure, flesh painted pink , eyes white and black, hair black. Arms missing. Separate oak base inscribed on back of figure above feet: "CY97". According to David Depuma, University of Iowa, the features of the figurine (thick lips and shape of nose) indicate that it could be Nubian. (Oct 2005). 1978.44.0003 (Figurine) image
5 1978.44.0007 Figurine Of Isis and Horus, late dynastic period (c.1150-700 B.C.). Isis seated, holding Horus on lap. Black wooden base plus pedestal seat. Two rectangular white gummed seals on green felt below base: "A5872, Late Dynastic, L22-20-0" and "712". No printed label. Typed label on 3" x 5" filing card: "Isis and Horus, Eyptian, Late Dynastic Period (c. 1150-700 B. C.). Isis, the wife and sister of Osiris, suckling the infant Horus." 1978.44.0007 (Figurine) image
6 1978.44.0008 Figurine Osiris. Standing. Mounted on varnished light wood block. White-lettered embossed label on brown platic strip on top of wooden block: "Osiris." Rectangular white gummed seal below base: "OS #2, $35." Accompanying printed label: "Osiris, King of the Gods. Color: GD 1978.44.0008 (Figurine) image
7 1978.44.0009 Mask Carved, face painted pink, eyes white and black, eyebrows black. Head sawed off across top and below chin. Solid wood, back of head sawed flat. Four diagonal holes for wooden pegs about 1/4" to 3/8" in diameter drilled variously on back, to and bottom of mask as follows. Diagonal from near top of back through top of head. 1978.44.0009 (Mask) image
8 1978.44.11 Bangle From Graeco-Roman to Early Islamic periods. Subcircular. Accompanying printed label: "This genuine Egyptian Bangle Bracelet dates from the Graeco-Roman to Early Islamic periods. The proud ancient craftsmen worked skillfully with their crude tools miraculously forming glass bracelet masterpieces. Enduring centuries of entombment, this bangle bracelet has retained the same physical appearance as when first created by the ancient glass craftsmen. Glass bracelets of this type were popularly worn by the ancient Egyptian maidens and children." Color: BK
9 1978.44.4 Figurine Shawabti, Egyptian, XIIIth to XXVth Dynasties. Figure mounted on light-colored wooden base. Green fine glazed faience with irregular-shaped piece chipped from right temple area revealing white color beneath. Face flesh-colored, beard and hands white. Figure appears to be holding crook and flail in hands. Hieroglyphs impressed along entire length of back of figure. 1978.44.4 (Figurine) image
10 1978.44.5 Bead Disc-shaped beads of various colors. Strand strung on stiff nylon (?) thread with modern brass-colored circular spring closure. Accompanying printed label: "Bright Disc Beads. These brilliantly glazed multicolored disc shaped beads are representative of the high degree of jewelry craft from the XVIII Dynasty (1570-1349 B.C.)." According to David Depuma, University of Iowa, this is a modern restringing of Egyptian beads. Some double beads have been added that would not have been on a single strand.
11 1979.0003 Mask One-third scale replica of original mask, hand cast and finished in polymer, 24 kt. gold electroplate, exact likeness of King Tutankhamun, large decorative headdress adorned with the heads of "Wadjet", the cobra goddess of Upper Egypt, and "Nekhbet", the vulture goddess of lower Egypt; inside marked "M.M.A. 1976". 1979.0003 (Mask) image
12 1979.0013 Sculpture Egyptian temple type limestone cut block relief; yellow-tan colored stone, black painted designs & accents; relief of human head, wearing decorative headdress, large facial features, nose, eyes, ears & mouth, right-side of block; relief of stone pillar decorative black lines, left-side of block; rimmed edge on top; relief attached to black painted wooden stand, green felt covered base, brass metal pegs; bottom of stand marked "4., 670, A8025 Egypt, Amarna Period"; right & left sides of relief are rough, uneven stone; black wooden stand. Limestone cut block relief; yellow-tan colored stone, black painted designs and accents; relief of human head, wearing decorative headdress, large facial features, nose, eyes, ears and mouth, right side of block; relief of stone pillar, decorative black lines, left side of block; rimmed edge on top; relief attached to black painted wooden stand, green felt covered base, brass metal pegs; bottom of stand marked "4., 70, A8025 Egypt, Amarna Period"; right and left sides of relief are rough, uneven stone; top is carved flat. Egyptian Bas relief. According to David Depuma, University of Iowa, this is a piece off of a private altar. It's a bit odd in that there is no room at the top for the headdress, and there is no shaped head apparent. Possibly a forgery? (Too much relief with blurry outlines. Originals are flatter relief with crisp outlines. People are not usually depicted at the top of the band). Oct 2005. 1979.0013 (Sculpture) image
13 1980.0031 Plate Hanging, decorative. Replica of King Tutankhamen. 1980.0031 (Plate) image
14 1989.43.0003 Figurine Figure of Osiris. Stained green and black; on a wooden base that can be removed.. According to David Depuma, University of Iowa, this is a common figure. It could be a forgery. (Oct 2005) Color: GR 1989.43.0003 (Figurine) image
15 1989.43.2 Figurine Ushabti figure in the form of Osiris. According to David Depuma, University of Iowa, this is a common figure. (Oct 2005) Color: BL 1989.43.2 (Figurine) image
16 2010.17.0107 Bottle, toilet Egyptian perfume bottle and applicator, glass painted purple with gold leaf trim and frosted glass, applicator is small, lightweight and fragile. 2010.17.0107 (Bottle, toilet) image