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Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt

" Artifacts from West Asia and Egypt"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  July 19, 2017 (Wed) - October 22, 2017 (Sun)

  
Book of the Dead (dateil), Excavated at Memphis, Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1550–1069 BC (Gift of the University of Pennsylvania)

This part intrduces artifacts from West Asia and Egypt, known as the cradle of the earliest civilization.

Current exhibit includes:
Shabti, End of the New Kingdom, ca. 12th century BC–Third Intermediate Period, ca. 7th century BC (Gift of Mr. Kubota Beisen)
Eye of Wadjet, Excavated in Egypt, Late period, ca. 664–332 BC (Gift of Mr. Momose Osamu and Mrs. Momose Fumiko)
Book of the Dead, Excavated at Memphis, Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1550–1069 BC (Gift of the University of Pennsylvania)
Mummy Shroud of Padiinher, Excavated in lower Egypt, Roman period, ca. 1st century
Copper Foundation Peg with a God's Figurine, Excavated in southern Iraq, Sumerian Early Dynastic period, 25th–24th century BC
Nude Woman, Excavated in Nippur, Iraq, Old Babylonian period, 18th–16th century BC (Gift of the Iraqi government)
Animal–shaped Rhyton, Iron Age, first half of 1st millennium BC (Gift of Mr. Yamauchi Nobukazu)
Mummy of Pasherienptah, Excavated at Thebes, Egypt, 22nd dynasty, ca. 945–730 BC (Gift of Egyptian Department of Antiquities)
Statue of Lion–headed Goddess Sakhmet, Excavated at Thebes, Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, 16th–14th century BC