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Olive tree near Ermonais on the west coast of Corfu.
Ulysses is said to have landed on the legendary
island of the Phaeacians.
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Olive tree near Ermonais on the west coast of Corfu. Ulysses is said to have lan...

Ritual cakes (torma) called dmag gtor, "ritual cake of 
the warrior" are stuck into the masks of tsen, local   
deieties who play an important role in annual cere-    
monies performed for the well-being of the household.  
Mask, unfired clay, painted. H:38 cm
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Ritual cakes (torma) called dmag gtor, "ritual cake of the warrior" are stuck i...

Ritual cakes (torma) called dmag gtor, "ritual cake of 
the warrior" are stuck into the masks of tsen, local   
deieties who play an important role in annual cere-    
monies performed for the well-being of the household.  
Mask, unfired clay, painted. H:34 cm
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Ritual cakes (torma) called dmag gtor, "ritual cake of the warrior" are stuck i...

An elaborate betel leaf and arecanut box (bata).       
The Buthanese are very fond of chewing betel.          
Silver, fire gilding, H: 9 cm
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An elaborate betel leaf and arecanut box (bata). The Buthanese are very f...

Sennufer and his sister Merit. A priest sacrificing.   
Wallpainting in the tomb-chamber of Sennufer,          
Mayor of Thebes and overseer under Pharaoh Amenophis II
(18th Dynasty). Vault and pillars are decorated with   
vine branches. Cemetery of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah.
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Sennufer and his sister Merit. A priest sacrificing. Wallpainting in the tomb...

Sennufer and his sister Merit. A priest sacrificing.   
Wallpainting in the tomb-chamber of Sennufer,          
Mayor of Thebes and overseer under Pharaoh Amenophis II
(18th Dynasty). Vault and pillars are decorated with   
vine branches. Cemetery of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah.
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Sennufer and his sister Merit. A priest sacrificing. Wallpainting in the tomb...

Slave girl of Rekhmere's household serves a guest.     
Detail of a wallpainting in the tomb of Rekhmere,      
vizier under the Pharaohs Thutmosis III and            
Amenophis II (18th Dynasty, 16th-14th BCE),            
in the cemetery of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah.
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Slave girl of Rekhmere's household serves a guest. Detail of a wallpainting...

Slave girl of Rekhmere's household helps a guest put on
a lotus necklace. Behind: a servant with fruit and bread.
Detail of a wallpainting in the tomb of Rekhmere,      
vizier under Pharaohs Thutmosis III and Amenophis II   
(18th Dynasty), in the cemetery of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah
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Slave girl of Rekhmere's household helps a guest put on a lotus necklace. Behin...

Men carrying fruit and food for the deceased.          
Detail of a wallpainting in the tomb of Nakht,         
scribe and priest under Pharaoh Thutmosis IV           
(18th Dynasty, 16th-14th BCE), in the cemetery         
of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah.
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Men carrying fruit and food for the deceased. Detail of a wallpainting...

Men carrying fruit and food for the deceased.          
Detail of a wallpainting in the tomb of Nakht,         
scribe and priest under Pharaoh Tuthmosis IV           
(18th Dynasty, 16th-14th BCE), in the cemetery         
of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah.
#08010153

Men carrying fruit and food for the deceased. Detail of a wallpainting...

Men carrying fruit and food for the deceased.          
Detail of a wallpainting in the tomb of Nakht,         
scribe and priest under Pharaoh Tuthmosis IV           
(18th Dynasty, 16th-14th BCE), in the cemetery         
of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah.
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Men carrying fruit and food for the deceased. Detail of a wallpainting...

Men harvesting grapes. Detail of a wallpainting in     
the tomb of Nakht, scribe and priest under Pharaoh     
Thutmosis IV (18th Dynasty, 16th-14th BCE),            
in the cemetery of Sheikh Abd al-Qurnah.
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Men harvesting grapes. Detail of a wallpainting in the tomb of Nakht, scrib...