1 Wooden statue of a man (around 2600 BC). 2 Dagger with bronze blade and ivory handle. 3 Ivory carving (gods scepter and toad). 4 Chair made of ebony intarsia with ivory. 5 The Queen Amenerdas (around 720 BC). 6 Carved wooden spoon with cover (naked woman with lute). 7 Sphinx of red granite (XIII dynasty). 8 Sarcophagus (XIX Dynasty). 9 Golden earrings. 10 Vessel made of faience. 11 Mirror (bronze). 12 Pot in Cypriote style. 13 Painted wood box. 14 Spoon. 15 Cup made of faience (marsh birds). 16 Carved wooden box. 17 Family Group (XIX to XX. Dynasty. 1450-1150 BC).
1 Sphinx and pyramids at Giza. 2 Temple on the island of Philae. 3 Temple of Edfu, seen from the eastern pylons of. 4 Rock tombs of Beni Hasan.
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