A very, very few of the objects on view in the Met's Egyptian galleries. From top:
Niankhwadjet inhales a lotus (limestone detail from a false door). 2575-2520 B.C.
A spouted bowl (2649-2465 B.C.) and two plates (ca. 2750-2649 B.C.).
Blue-green faience wall decoration from the funerary apartments of King Djoser, ca. 2630-2611 B.C.
Feet of the Overseer of the Granary Kaiemsenuwy, 2345-2181 B.C.
Scarabs from Dynasty 18
Raisins, dates, figs + pomegranates from the tombs of Hatnofer and Amenhopte.
Gold fragments from the North Pyramid Cemetery. 1971-1668 B.C.
Linen sheets from the reign of Hatshepsut. 1479-1548 B.C.
Storage jars from the reign of Thutmose III. 1479-1425 B.C.
Gold toe caps from the tombs of the three minor wives of Thutmose III. 1479-1425 B.C.
Statuary fragment from the Great Temple of the Aten at Amarna, 1353-1336 B.C.
A detail of a block from the sanctuary in the Temple of Mentuhotep II at Deir el-Bahri, 2010-2000 B.C.
View of Study Gallery 120
Assorted wing fragments
Faience inlay of a hawk from the Ptolemaic period
Mummy wrappings, A.D. 80-100