Birch, S.

Statuette of Senwosret

Statuette of Senwosret
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Basalt statuette of Senwosret, seated on a cube representing a throne. His arms are crossed, with his left palm flat against his chest and a double sash clasped in his right hand. He wears a long garment and a tripartite wig.


Dyad of Amenophis I and Ahmose Nefertiry

Dyad of Amenophis I and Ahmose Nefertiry
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Black steatite dyad of the king Amenophis I standing beside his mother the queen Ahmose Nefertiry. The statuette is incomplete; the head of Amenophis I and other parts are missing.


Statuette of Amenophis III

Statuette of Amenophis III
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Incomplete statuette of the king Amenophis III, with most of the head and limbs missing. He is standing with his left foot to the front and his arms pendent. He has a beard and wears a wesekh collar around his neck and an armlet of three bands around his left upper arm.


Statuette of Nefertem

Statuette of Nefertem
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Statuette of Nefertem, seated on a throne. His arms are bent, with his right palm flat against his thigh and his left hand clenched slightly. He wears a short pleated shendyt kilt from his navel to his knees and a tripartite wig.


Statuette of sphinx

Statuette of sphinx
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Sphinx statue of Tuthmosis IV, with front legs, beard and part of the face missing. Tuthmosis IV wears a nemes headdress pulled tight across the forehead and tied at the back, with a flap hanging at both sides; the nemes is surmounted by an uraeus, worn on the forehead.


Stelephorous statue of Mery-Ptah

Stelephorous statue of Mery-Ptah
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Stelephorous statue of Ptahmeri, high-priest of the god Amun and royal official. He wears a long bag-tunic with short sleeves and has a beard and hair in the style of the 18th Dynasty. He is kneeling on both knees and is holding a round-topped stela in front of him with both hands.


Obelisk dedicated to Amenemhat

Obelisk dedicated to Amenemhat
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Limestone obelisk dedicated to Amenemhat, Overseer of the Antechamber of the Store of Fruits. There are inscriptions on all four sides of the obelisk, quite roughly carved into the limestone.


Ivory cosmetic spoon

Ivory cosmetic spoon
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Ivory cosmetic spoon with shallow circular bowl surrounded by a zigzag border. The handle of the spoon is of similar width to the bowl and depicts an ibex, facing to the right, kneeling on the right fore-leg.
Previously broken and repaired.


Steatite spoon handle

Steatite spoon handle
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The bowl of the spoon is missing, leaving only a small section of a zigzag border visible. On the front of the handle is a naked woman wearing only a headdress and a collar.


Block statue of Seneb

Block statue of Seneb
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Block statue of Seneb, squatting on the ground with his legs tucked up to his body. His feet can be seen protruding from under a long-sleeved garment and his arms are crossed with palms flat on his knees.


Ivory spoon

Ivory spoon
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Delicate spoon with circular bowl and fine handle. At the end of the handle is a hand with the thumb running along its length and the four fingers curled around the handle.
The surface of the bowl is scratched.


Faience finger ring

Faience finger ring
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Finger ring formed of three green bands with Hathor and three cats in blue-purple faience. Hathor is depicted wearing a cornice and having cow's ears.
The cat is the sacred animal of the goddess Hathor.


Calcite bag-shaped jar

Calcite bag-shaped jar
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Calcite bag-shaped jar with neck, flat base and wide rim. The jar has a large mouth and a close-fitting round stopper made from calcite which was originally covered with linen.


Painted wooden box of Perpau

Painted wooden box of Perpau
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Painted sycamore wood box of Perpau.


Wooden jar containing honey

Wooden jar containing honey
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Wooden jar carved in the style of a glass or stone cosmetic jar. It has a small base, a globular shouldered body and a wide conical neck that splays out to form a rim. There are two vertical loop handles from the top of the shoulder.


Model of a chisel

Model of a chisel
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Model of a chisel, symbolising the type of chisel used for intricate carving and the engraving of hieroglyphs. One of a set of model tools that would have been placed in the tomb with the deceased.


Model of a mortising chisel

Model of a mortising chisel
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Model of a mortising chisel. One of a set of model tools that would have been placed in the tomb with the deceased.


Model of a drill

Model of a drill
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Model of a drill, symbolising the type of drill used with a bow to drill holes. One of a set of model tools that would have been placed in the tomb with the deceased.


False door stela with adorations to Osiris and Hathor

False door stela with adorations to Osiris and Hathor
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False door stela with cavetto cornice with an akhet-symbol in the centre and a baboon on either side adoring. The central panel has two registers, surrounded by an inscribed frame, containing an offering formula invoking Re-Harakhty, Atum, Osiris, Anubis and Hathor.


Statuette of servant girl, carrying an unguent jar

Statuette of servant girl, carrying an unguent jar
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Cosmetic container in the form of a finely carved boxwood statuette of a naked servant girl walking and carrying a large jar on her left hip. The statuette stands on a rectangular wooden pedestal. Her head is shaved except for one lock of hair painted on the right side of the head.