Block statue of Teti
British Museum, EA 888 18th dynasty, about 1450 BC Probably from Karnak Teti was "viceroy of Kush" under king Tuthmosis III, thus responsible for pharaonic administration in Nubia, which once again came under Egyptian control in the 18th dynasty. A line and 9 columns of hieroglyphs ask for offerings for Teti's ka.
Ancient Egypt: The Merrin Gallery's Sarcophagus (Lid)
Sarcophagus (and Mummy) of Neshkons Material: Painted Sycamore Fig Wood Origin: Ancient Egypt (Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI) Dated: c. 900–940 BCE The principal scenes depicted (excluding the many small amuletic and mythological figures) on the Merrin Gallery's sarcophagus' lid are as follows: Between the hands of the mummiform Neshkons there is a vignette featuring symmetrical cobra-goddesses. Below the large floral collar, a winged solar-disk above a scarab wearing a triple…