Central showcase A
Exhibited in the central showcase are some sarcophaguses (caskets and lids) of stuccoed and painted wood, with illustrations of divinities and reproductions of texts of the Book of the Dead, dating to the 21st and 25th dynasty. The side opposite the entrance contains two mummies and other typical funerary furnishings such as the canopic vases, used for containing the entrails of the deceased, extracted for mummification of the bodies.
2.2 Case with representation of Hathor, from Thebes, 21st dyn., 1000 BC (cat. 25016/2)
2.3-4 Case and lid of the sarcophagus of Hetep-her.es, from Thebes, 25th dyn., 750-700 BC (cat. 22954/1)
2.5-6 Case and lid of the sarcophagus of Djet-Mut from Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, 21st dyn., 1000 BC (cat. 25008/1)
2.7 Mummy of a woman, from Thebes, 21st dyn., 1000 BC (cat. 25002)
2.8 Mummy in its case, from Thebes, 21st dyn., 1000 BC (cat. 25014, mummy; 25013/1, coffin)
Canopic vases in alabaster from Thebes, 20th-25th dyn., 1300-650 BC.
2.9 Sarcophagus with illustration of deified Thutmose III, from Thebes, 21st dyn., 1000 BC (cat. 25003/2)
2.10 Case and lid of the sarcophagus of Djed-Hor-iu.ef-ânkh, from Thebes, 21st dyn., 1000 BC (cat. 25012/1-2)
Sarcophagus case, from Thebes, 21st dyn., circa 1000 BC (cat. 38077)
Plastered and painted wooden statues with container for Book of the Dead, from Thebes and Menphis, 2nd-1st BC (statues cat. 55027, 55028, 19651, D2056)
Personal ornaments for deceased, scarabs with inscribed the 30th chapter of the Book of the Dead
53 ushabti figurines of the priest of Amon Djet-Khonsu, 21st dyn., 1000 BC.
Daily life: case, headrest, spatula, fan, sandals and cane basket, 20th dyn., 1300 BC
Model of a boat, from Thebes, 12th dyn., 2000 BC (cat. 55024)
Funerary masks and decorations from Roman Egypt (cat. 19098, 38076)
2.11 Stone sarcophagus of the priest Sema-Tauy, from Memphis, 4th-3rd century BC (cat. 22766)
2.12 Stone sarcophagus of the scribe Imhotep, from Thebes, 26th dyn., 600 BC (cat. 22767)
2.13 Lid of stone sarcophagus of Pedubastis, from Memphis, 4th century BC (cat. 22768)
2.14 Lid of wooden sarcophagus of Wah-ib-Ra, from Memphis, 26th dyn., 6th century BC.