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Old Kingdom (ca.2670-2195 B.C)
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Old Kingdom (ca.2670-2195 B.C)
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Cairo Egyptian Museum
Ancient Egypt

Egypte antique
The Old Kingdom (approx. from 2790 to 2181 B.C.)

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The term "Old Kingdom" designated the period from Dynasties III to VI. This period is also called the "Pyramid Age" where the kings' tombs took the form of a pyramid.

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The most notable objects on display from this period are: the limestone statue of king Djoser, the owner of the Step Pyramid at Saqqara; three schist triads of king 'Menkaure' who built the third pyramid at Giza (Corr.47); a statue of king 'Khafre', builder of the second pyramid and the Sphinx at Giza (Room 42); statues of prince 'Rahotep' and his wife 'Nofret' (Room 32). The contents of the tomb of queen Hetepheres, the mother of king Khufu, who built the Great Pyramid at Giza, and a statuette of Khufu, the only complete image identified for that king until today is also found here (Room 37).
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The Old Kingdom

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Statue
Vème dynastie

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Vème dynastie

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Statuette
Vème dynastie
Sizes : 10 cm x 28 cm x 16 cm

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Vème dynastie

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La famille memphite de Nefer-herenptah
Statuette
Vème dynastie
Sizes : 65 cm high

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La famille memphite de Nefer-herenptah
Statuette
Vème dynastie
Sizes : 39 cm high

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Vème dynastie

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Vème dynastie

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Groupe
Vème dynastie
Sizes : 28 cm x 50 cm x 18 cm

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Groupe
Vème dynastie
Sizes : 21 cm x 44 cm x 21 cm

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Vème dynastie

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IVème dynastie

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The Old Kingdom
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The Old Kingdom

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The Old Kingdom

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Vème dynastie

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Vème dynastie

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Groupe
Vème dynastie
Sizes : 30 cm x 57 cm x 18 cm

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Vème dynastie

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Vème dynastie

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La famille memphite de Nefer-herenptah
Statuette
Vème dynastie
Sizes : 37 cm high

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IVème dynastie
Sizes : 47 cm x 93 cm x 43 cm
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