Category Archives: Vintage Images

Provenance Seeks Mummy-Case

What does Mr Robert Nagengast have to do to send you home with this nearly flawless Ptolemaic or late-period mummy-case? He says he has to ask his manager, but he thinks he can even throw in a 1991 mauve Pontiac … Continue reading

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Now You See It, Now You Don’t: A Hieratic Scrawl on the Ka Nefer Nefer Mask

I recently found this picture from a 1952 article in the Illustrated London News. There’s a two page spread on the discovery of the Tomb of Sekhemkhet by M. Zakaria Goneim, and a picture of one of my favorite funerary … Continue reading

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Two Sarcophagi for Teos

A few weeks ago, I found this antique albumen print while perusing the images of an antiquarian book dealer. It seems to have been pasted in a book at one point, judging from the circular thinning of the paper on … Continue reading

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