Most important pieces

Linen (Linus usitatissimum)
Pre-dynastic Period, Naqada II (3700 -3200 BC)
Provenance: Gebelein, excavation of Farina, 1930 Inv. Nr. S. 17138
Basalt
Old Kingdom, Dynasty III (2680-2600 BC)
Provenance: possibly from Saqqara, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 3065
Human remains wrapped in linen
Old Kingdom, Dynasty V (ca. 2400 BC)
Provenance: Gebelein, Schiaparelli excavations, 1911 Inv. Nr. S.13966
Wood
First Intermediate Period- Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XI- early Dynasty XII (ca 2050-1947 BC)
Provenance: Assiut, Tomb of Shemes, Schiaparelli excavations, 1908 Inv. S.8657
Limestone, painted
New Kingdom, early Dynasty XVIII (1540-1479 BC)
Provenance: Thebes, Dra Abu el-Naga, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C.1638
Diorite
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, reign of Thutmose III (1479-1425 BC)
Provenance: Thebes, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 1376
Basalt
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII reign of Amenhotep III (1388-1351 BC)
Provenance: originally Coptos, later Donati Collection Inv. Nr. C. 694
Diorite
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII reign of Amenhotep III (1388-1351 BC)
Provenance: originally Thebes, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 86
Diorite
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, reign of Amenhotep III (1388-1351 BC)
Provenance: originally Thebes, possibly re-used in antiquity, at the Temple of Mut at Karnak, later Drovetti Collection C. 260
Mask: linen cartonage, gilded, with eyes inlaid in obsidian and alabaster and blue glass, broad collar inlaid with carnelian and glass
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, reigns of Amenhotep II, Thutmose IV and Amenhotep III (1428-1351 BC)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, from the Tomb of Kha, Schiaparelli excavations, 1906
Inv. Nrs. S. 8471, 8473
Wood (sycamore) with alabaster, glass and faience vessels
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, reign of Amenhotep II-III (1428-1351 BC)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, from the tomb of Kha, Schiaparelli excavations, 1906 Inv. Nrs. S. 8479, 8480, 8481, 8483, 8484, 8486, 8487, 8489, 8490
Shawabtis: Wood, steatite and blue faience
Late New Kingdom (1300-1200 BC), Faience shawabti: Late Period (1300 – 4th century BC)
Provenance unknown, later Drovetti Collection, 1824
Inv. Nrs. Shabwabties C. 2600, C. 2806, C.2666, faience example C.2509, shawabti box C.2444
Limestone
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII probably reign of Tutankhamun (1333-1323 BC)
Provenance: probably Thebes, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 768
Diorite
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX, reign of Ramesses II (1279-1213 BC)
Provenance: Thebes, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 1380
Sandstone
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX, reign of Ramesses II (?) (1292-1186 BC)
Provenance: Karnak, probably Temple of Amun-Re-Harakhte, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C.1409
Limestone, painted
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX (1292-1186 BC)
Provenance: Deir el Medina, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 1372
Limestone, painted
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX, reign of Ramesses II (1279-1213 BC)
Provenance: probably Thebes, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 3032
Limestone painted
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX (ca. 1200 BC)
Provenance unknown, possibly Deir el-Medina, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 7052
Wood, painted and varnished
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI (990-970 BC)
Provenance: Thebes, TT 291, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Nn. Inv. C. 2236, 2237 (CGT 10102, 10103)Inv. Nrs. C. 2236, 2237 (CGT 10102, 10103)
Egyptian alabaster
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI (664-525 BC)
Provenance: Memphis ?, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 3208 (CGT 19028-19031)
Papyrus
Ptolemaic Period (332-30 BC)
Provenance: Thebes, later Drovetti Collection, 1824 Inv. Nr. C. 1791
Bronze inlaid in other metals
Roman Period, 1st century AD
Provenance: acquired in Rome from Pietro Bembo 1527, acquired by Charles Emanuel I of Savoy in 1628, first displayed in the Museo Egizio, 1832 Inv. Nr. C. 7155