Upper Left – Kneeling Statue of Hatshepsut
Hatshepsut is regarded as one of the most successful pharaohs, reigning longer than any other woman of in an Egyptian dynasty.
Upper Right – Funerary Sandals
These sandals, which adorned the feet of King Tut’s mummy, were not meant for daily wear but were made especially for the king’s burial.
Right – Cobra Collar with Counterweight
One of the several engraved gold collars found on the mummy of King Tut, this one has the form of Wadjet, an Egyptian goddess in the form of a winged cobra. It could serve as an amulet during life and after death. *Amulet - An object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury.
Lower Left – Statue of Ramesses II Kneeling with Naos
Here the king is portrayed kneeling and presenting a box holding statues of three gods. The identity of the gods written inside the box’s front wall are: on the left is Amun-Re of Karnak, on the right is Re-Horakhty and in the center is proudly named Ramesses II himself. As in so many of the monuments devised for this ruler he is offering cult statues and offerings to the major gods of Egypt, among whom he counts himself.
Lower Right - Inner Coffin of Queen Meritamun
One of two almost identical figures, this statue of Nofret, the consort of Senwosret II, was found near Tanis in the Nile Delta but probably originated from another location.