Vatican Ancient Egyptian Treasures
Here are some more treasures I captured from my recent visit to the Vatican Museum, Egyptian collection.
This painted limestone wall fragment is beautifully displayed against a deep red background. It is from the 16th Dynasty.
The god Osiris-Canopus in basalt from the Villa Adriana at Tivoli.
Imperial Roman Period (131-138 AD)
Head of the pharaoh Mentuhotep II from Thebes.
It is dated to the 11th dynasty (2010-1998 BC) and is made from yellow sandstone.
It stands at a height of 60cm.
Inventory catalogue number 22680.