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Statue of an unnamed administrator, wood, 29.2 cm; Dynasty XVIII; the garment was probably linen, and shows the pleats popular at the time. British Museum, London, U.K.

Statue of an unnamed administrator, wood, cm; the garment was probably linen, and shows the pleats popular at the time.

Coffin of deceased named Henutmehyt, gilded and painted wood; Dynasty XIX, 187 cm; the hieroglyphs say she was "head of the house," and "a musician." British Museum, London, U.K. The coffin was typically made of wood. The mummified body was put in the coffin. The sarcophagus was the outmost level and was typically made of stone. An ancient Egyptian would say that the function of both the sarcophagus and coffin were to protect the "ka" [spirit] of the deceased;

Coffin of a deceased Theban priestess named Henutmehyt, gilded and painted wood; Dynasty XIX, ca.

Rameses II at the British Museum, London (Beware, dork mode is approaching) *AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! xD

The British Museum is home to a vast collection of world art and artefacts from history including this ancient statue of Rameses II. Don't miss the extraordinary Egyptian collection inside one of the oldest and grandest museum in London.

'Dandelions', c.1932 - Mabel Royds | Woodblock Print | via British Museum.

'Dandelions', study of flowers made by Mabel Royds. Colour woodcut, printed predominantly in yellow, blue and maroon, c.

Science Museum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America, Geography, Building, | @explorecanada

Science World at Telus World of Science, Vancouver is a science centre run by a not-for-profit organization in Vancouver, British Columb.

Fragment of relief from tomb of the official Nebamun at Thebes, Dynasty XVIII; hunting birds in the marsh, the detailed treatment of the animals demonstrates the high level of craftsmanship common during this period even in non-royal tombs. British Museum, London, U.K.

Fragment of relief from tomb of the official Nebamun at Thebes, Dynasty XVIII; hunting birds in the marsh, the detailed treatment of the animals demonstrates the high level of craftsmanship common during this period even in non-royal tombs

Wondering what London museums to visit on your trip or where to spend a rainy day in London? Here are the best art & history museums in the British capitol. London museums | British | Art | Architecture | England | U.K. | United Kingdom | Things to do London | London History | London Culture | Tate Britain | Victoria & Albert V&A | Museum Of Childhood | National Portrait Gallery | British Museum

Wondering what London museums to visit on your trip or where to spend a rainy day in London? Here are the best art & history museums in the British capitol. The Full-Time Tourist, 2017 ©

The first heart scarab found intact, tomb of King Sobhekemsaf, Thebes, Egypt. Scarab with head of a man mounted in gold; ca. 1590 B.C.

Green jasper heart scarab of King Sobekemsaf From the tomb of King Sobekemsaf, Thebes, Egypt Dynasty, around 1590 BC A human-headed scarab set in a gold mount

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