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The Gayer-Anderson Cat, Egypt, 600 BC, British Museum's collection

The Gayer-Anderson Cat, Egypt, 600 BC, British Museum's collection. Saw this at the British Museum recently. I did look for the other Anderson Cat but couldn't find it.

Estatua de un administrador no identificado, madera, 29,2 cms.; Dinastía XVIII; la prenda fue probablemente de lino, y muestra los pliegues populares del momento. British Museum, Londres, U.K.

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

Wooden anthropoid coffin of Taihuty from Thebes (Egypt) 1077-943 BC (British Museum)

Visiting the mummies at the British Museum in London. Wooden anthropoid coffin of Taihuty from Thebes (Egypt) BC (British Museum)

Coptic Stela, Egypt, British Museum, online collection.

Limestone stela with a gable containing a rosette and a representation of a figure with arms raised under an arch.

Must see! Absolutely! rosettastone

Top 10 Oldest Languages in the World

The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this hieroglyphics would never have been translated. Created in 196 BC, Discovered in 1799 by a soldier, Pierre-François Bouchard, of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt.

Life after dead in ancient Egypt. British Museum. Shared by Edith Cruz

Sarcophagi display - Our Life After Death in Ancient Egypt - Gallery at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK. Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford. Britain’s oldest public museum.

Bronze statuette of the moon god IahFrom EgyptLate Period, after 600 BCThe moon god Iah holding the eye of HorusThe British Museum

Bronze statuette of the moon god IahFrom EgyptLate Period, after 600 BC The moon god Iah holding the eye of Horus The British Museum

Egyptian amulet A gold fish pendant, with a coloured stone as its body. This example is now in the British Museum in London.

*EGYPT ~ Egyptian amulet A gold fish pendant, with a coloured stone as its body. This example is now in the British Museum in London.

The Rosetta Stone  is a document that was carved in 196 B.C. and honours the Pharoah of Egypt praising him for the good things he had done for the priests and people of Egypt. The document is in three languages - Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic.After many years of studying the Rosetta Stone and other examples of ancient Egyptian writing, Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs in 1822.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone: carved in 196 B. and honours the Pharoah of Egypt. The document is in three languages - Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic. Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs in

Saite life-sized statue of Osiris. Reign of Psamtik I. | On loan to the British Museum from the Egyptian Museum of Cairo

Ancient Egyptian treasures of sunken cities go on show after years in Nile

Special delivery: This life-sizer statue of Osiris is being loaned to the British Museum from the Egyptian Museum of Cairo for the display. The Saite statue carries a dedication from daughter of the pharaoh Psamtik I

Mummy and mummy case of an Egyptian princess, Thebes. Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, ca. 1069-945 BC.

Mummy and mummy case of an Egyptian princess, Thebes. Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, ca. 1069-945 BC.

Lapis-lazuli Bull's Head -- Likely of Mesopotamian origin, set into a gold mount of Egyptian workmanship with floral decoration. Belonging to The British Museum

*EGYPT ~ Lapis-lazuli Bull's Head -- Likely of Mesopotamian origin, set into a gold mount of Egyptian workmanship with floral decoration. The British Museum

EGYPT.  Wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun, Theban Necropolis, c.1350 BCE.

Murals From The Tomb Of Nebamun (A wealthy Egyptian official) Circa 1500 BCE -- British Museum, London

Wooden figure of Nephthys with the hands raised to the face in mourning. | The British Museum

Wooden figure of Nefti with the hands raised to the face in mourning.

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