https://flic.kr/p/4ogQvr | Henutmehyt, British Museum, London England | A Theban priestess - From the tomb of Henutmehyt, Thebes, Egypt 19th Dynasty,around 1250 BC The inner coffin of Henutmehyt is entirely covered in gold leaf, apart from her wig, eyes and eye brows.  This lavish useof gold, and the high quality of the rest of her funerary equipment indicates that Henutmehyt was a wealthy woman.  As is usual with coffins of this date, her arms are crossed over her chest. Her hands are…

https://flic.kr/p/4ogQvr | Henutmehyt, British Museum, London England | A Theban priestess - From the tomb of Henutmehyt, Thebes, Egypt 19th Dynasty,around 1250 BC The inner coffin of Henutmehyt is entirely covered in gold leaf, apart from her wig, eyes and eye brows. This lavish useof gold, and the high quality of the rest of her funerary equipment indicates that Henutmehyt was a wealthy woman. As is usual with coffins of this date, her arms are crossed over her chest. Her hands are…

*SHABTI BOX ~ and figures of Henutmehyt From the tomb of Henutmehyt at Thebes, Egypt 19th Dynasty, around 1250 BC

*SHABTI BOX ~ and figures of Henutmehyt From the tomb of Henutmehyt at Thebes, Egypt 19th Dynasty, around 1250 BC

Gilded outer coffin of Henutmehyt, Thebes, Dynasty XIX  British Museum.

Gilded outer coffin of Henutmehyt, Thebes, Dynasty XIX British Museum.

Detail of coffin which belongs to Tachateroe, a Mistress of the House in Thebes…

Detail of coffin which belongs to Tachateroe, a Mistress of the House in Thebes…

Coffins of Yuya. Before the discovery of Tutankhamen's opulent treasures, the tomb of Yuya and Tuyu was one of the most important burials to be found in the Valley of the Kings. Discovered on February 5th, 1905, by James Quibell and Theodore M. Davis, the tomb (designated KV 46) contained one of the most complete and beautifully made sets of funerary equipment then known.

Coffins of Yuya. Before the discovery of Tutankhamen's opulent treasures, the tomb of Yuya and Tuyu was one of the most important burials to be found in the Valley of the Kings. Discovered on February 5th, 1905, by James Quibell and Theodore M. Davis, the tomb (designated KV 46) contained one of the most complete and beautifully made sets of funerary equipment then known.

Detail of a farmer surveying field boundaries, from the tomb-chapel of Nebamun. 18th Dynasty (c.1350 BC), Thebes, Egypt. British Museum

Detail of a farmer surveying field boundaries, from the tomb-chapel of Nebamun. 18th Dynasty (c.1350 BC), Thebes, Egypt. British Museum

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