EGYPT KNIFE 4TH-3RD MILL.BCE Carved knife.Blade flint,handle hippopotamus-ivory,Four registers.Fighting warriors and two different ship types.Recto. (32nd-31st BCE), Pre-Dynastic Period, Negade II. From Jebel el Arak, Egypt Inv. 11517 Detail of handle.See also 08-01-08/1 for verso. Louvre, Departement des Antiquites Egyptiennes, Paris, France

EGYPT KNIFE 4TH-3RD MILL.BCE Carved knife.Blade flint,handle hippopotamus-ivory,Four registers.Fighting warriors and two different ship types.Recto. (32nd-31st BCE), Pre-Dynastic Period, Negade II. From Jebel el Arak, Egypt Inv. 11517 Detail of handle.See also 08-01-08/1 for verso. Louvre, Departement des Antiquites Egyptiennes, Paris, France

A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

A strange pharaoh - This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC. This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.

The Eye of Horus Bracelet found on the mummy of King Shoshenq II - c 890 BC- gold lapis lazuli, carnelian,faience - Cairo Museum...

The Eye of Horus Bracelet found on the mummy of King Shoshenq II - c 890 BC- gold lapis lazuli, carnelian,faience - Cairo Museum...

The front side of the Gebel el-Arak ivory knife handle, containing the boat depictions once interpreted as evidence of Mesopotamian invasion. (Louvre)

The front side of the Gebel el-Arak ivory knife handle, containing the boat depictions once interpreted as evidence of Mesopotamian invasion. (Louvre)

A shield shaped slate cosmetic palette, Pre-dynastic - Kenneth Garrett

A shield shaped slate cosmetic palette, Pre-dynastic - Kenneth Garrett

BUTCHER Saqqara (Middle Egypt), Tomb of Nianchchnum and Chnumhotep (Mastaba, Old Kingdom, mid 5th dynasty, c. 2450 BC).

BUTCHER Saqqara (Middle Egypt), Tomb of Nianchchnum and Chnumhotep (Mastaba, Old Kingdom, mid 5th dynasty, c. 2450 BC).

An antique Jewish silver crown decorated with Hebrew inscriptions and the Star of David, part of religious ceremonies artifacts that were recovered by Egyptian authorities

An antique Jewish silver crown decorated with Hebrew inscriptions and the Star of David, part of religious ceremonies artifacts that were recovered by Egyptian authorities

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Faience Necklace counterpoise with aegis of Sakhmet  Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside. Dynasty 19–20,  1295–1070 BC, Egypt

Faience Necklace counterpoise with aegis of Sakhmet Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside. Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 BC, Egypt

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