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Ancient Egypt and Nubia


Statuary, reliefs, stelae, funerary objects, jewelry and objects from daily life, dating from prehistoric to Roman Egypt (5th millennium BC– 4th century AD ), can be found in the Walters’ collection of ancient Egyptian art. Among the most impressive pieces are two monumental 3,000-pound statues of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet; sarcophagi; an intact mummy, still in its elaborate wrappings; as well as images of private individuals and kings and impressive jewelry.


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Vase with Small Neck and Round Bottom
Vase with Small Neck and Round Bottom Title
5000-3200 BCE (Predynastic) Period
41.45 Accession
vase, bottom Tags
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus Title
ca. 4000-3500 BCE (Predynastic; Naqada I) Period
71.528 Accession
hippo, votive Tags
Comb Fragment with a Depiction of a Horned Quadruped
Comb Fragment with a Depiction of a Horned Quadruped Title
4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.604 Accession
antelope Tags
Miniature Vessel
Miniature Vessel Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.542 Accession
cracked, tiny, globular, crackedegg Tags
Female Dwarf
Female Dwarf Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.507 Accession
king, female, nude, tall Tags
Female Dwarf
Female Dwarf Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.531 Accession
renaissance, female, nude Tags
Miniature Vessel
Miniature Vessel Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.605 Accession
vessel Tags
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.530 Accession
hippopatamus Tags
Miniature Vessel
Miniature Vessel Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.555 Accession
god, vessel, minature Tags
Baboon
Baboon Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.526 Accession
creature, seal, baboon, duck Tags
Female
Female Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.535 Accession
female Tags
Male Dwarf and Child
Male Dwarf and Child Title
ca. 3750-3250 BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.533 Accession
creature, bob Tags
Spoon with Animals
Spoon with Animals Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.607 Accession
animals Tags
Baboon (?)
Baboon (?) Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.525 Accession
creature, baboon, monkey Tags
Figurine of a Female Dwarf
Figurine of a Female Dwarf Title
ca. 3500 BCE (Predynastic; Naqada II) Period
71.532 Accession
Dog (?)
Dog (?) Title
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.524 Accession
really really old Tags
Dog
Dog Title
3500-2707 BCE (Predynastic-Archaic) Period
22.220 Accession
doggie Tags
Dog
Dog Title
second half 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.523 Accession
dead, death Tags
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus Title
second half 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic) Period
71.527 Accession
really really old Tags
Figurine of a Male Dwarf
Figurine of a Male Dwarf Title
ca. 3200 BCE (Predynastic; Naqada II) Period
71.534 Accession
ivory, dwarf Tags
Cylinder Seal with Offering Scene and Hieroglyphs
Cylinder Seal with Offering Scene and Hieroglyphs Title
ca. 2960-2649 BCE (Early Dynastic) Period
42.168 Accession
kassite, heirogliphs, cylinderseal, cypriot Tags
Lioness Game Piece
Lioness Game Piece Title
ca. 2850 BCE (Early Dynastic Period, late 1st-2nd dynasty) Period
71.623 Accession
lions, gamepiece, creature, games, gamesoflife Tags
Dog Game Piece
Dog Game Piece Title
ca. 2850 BCE (Early Dynastic Period, late 1st-2nd dynasty) Period
71.622 Accession
dog, canine, game, dogsinart, gamesoflife, typos Tags
Cylinder Seal with Titles and Personal Names
Cylinder Seal with Titles and Personal Names Title
ca. 2800-2400 BCE (Late Early Dynastic-Old Kingdom) Period
42.177 Accession
Male Figure Standing
Male Figure Standing Title
2707-2020 BCE (?) or modern (Old Kingdom (?) or modern) Period
22.218 Accession
male Tags
Animal Leg
Animal Leg Title
2680-2258 BCE (early Old Kingdom) Period
71.520 Accession
Family Group of Three
Family Group of Three Title
ca. 2500-1793 BCE (Late Old Kingdom-Middle Kingdom) Period
22.112 Accession
Wall Fragment with Male Figure
Wall Fragment with Male Figure Title
2504-2347 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.96 Accession
wall, fragment Tags
Man's Head with Curled Wig
Man's Head with Curled Wig Title
ca. 2490 BCE (Old Kingdom, early 5th dynasty) Period
22.58 Accession
horrors, eyes, male Tags
Cylinder Seal with the Names of King Sahure and Titles
Cylinder Seal with the Names of King Sahure and Titles Title
2487-2475 BCE (Old Kingdom, 5th dynasty) Period
57.1748 Accession
Man with Calf and Dog
Man with Calf and Dog Title
ca. 2400 BCE (Old Kingdom, 5th dynasty) Period
22.422 Accession
calfnman, dog, calf, inspecting, cattle, momias, dogsinart Tags
Wall Fragment with Three Dancing Figures
Wall Fragment with Three Dancing Figures Title
24th century BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.83 Accession
fragment, female Tags
Relief of People in Boats
Relief of People in Boats Title
ca. 2370-2345 BCE (Old Kingdom, late 5th dynasty) Period
22.87 Accession
Statue Group of Nen-kheft-ka and His Wife, Nefer-shemes
Statue Group of Nen-kheft-ka and His Wife, Nefer-shemes Title
ca. 2350 BCE (Old Kingdom, late 5th dynasty) Period
22.425 Accession
staus, 17, 11 Tags
Head of a Man
Head of a Man Title
ca. 2350-2280 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.62 Accession
hair Tags
Seated Servant
Seated Servant Title
2347-1793 BCE (Late Old Kingdom-Middle Kingdom) Period
22.243 Accession
Male Head and Bust
Male Head and Bust Title
2347-1793 BCE (Middle Kingdom) Period
22.399 Accession
publication, male Tags
Male Figure Standing
Male Figure Standing Title
2347-2216 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.374 Accession
staus, male Tags
Male Figure Seated
Male Figure Seated Title
2347-2216 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.146 Accession
sitnman, male Tags
Striding Male Figure
Striding Male Figure Title
2347-2216 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.30 Accession
staus, male Tags
Male Figure Standing
Male Figure Standing Title
2347-1793 BCE (Late Old Kingdom-Middle Kingdom) Period
22.234 Accession
male Tags
Male Figure Standing
Male Figure Standing Title
2347-1793 BCE (Late Old Kingdom-Middle Kingdom) Period
22.237 Accession
male Tags
Male Figure Seated
Male Figure Seated Title
2347-2216 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.219 Accession
staus, male Tags
Male Standing Figure
Male Standing Figure Title
2347-2216 BCE (?) (Old Kingdom) Period
22.78 Accession
staus Tags
Male Figure with Bald Head
Male Figure with Bald Head Title
2347-1793 BCE (Late Old Kingdom-Middle Kingdom) Period
22.239 Accession
Striding Male Figure
Striding Male Figure Title
2347-1793 BCE (Late Old Kingdom-Middle Kingdom) Period
22.241 Accession
Jubilee Vessel of Pepi I
Jubilee Vessel of Pepi I Title
ca. 2290 BCE (Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty) Period
41.28 Accession
cup, hieroglyphs Tags
Headrest
Headrest Title
23rd century BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
61.301 Accession
headrest, beautysecrets Tags
Seated Male Servant
Seated Male Servant Title
ca. 2280 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.20 Accession
staus Tags
Female Tomb Figure
Female Tomb Figure Title
ca. 2270 BCE (Old Kingdom) Period
22.253 Accession
straus, staus, female, nude Tags