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Egyptian Gallery: Private Tombs

The 40 ton sculpture of a winged bull from the Assyria palace of King Sargon II (ca. 710 B.C.) stands at the east end of the Egyptian hall. To the right are fragments from the decorated walls of private tombs, including reliefs from the tombs of Nespekashuty and Montuemhet (both about 660 B.C.) at Thebes. Other objects include the tall, rectangular stele of Nebenkemet from Sedment. Looking north from the end of the gallery, one can see the monumental sculpture of Tutankhamun, and further to the right, Egyptian mummies and the tall inlaid relief of Nefermaat from Medium.

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Revised: February 19, 2007

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