To the Right of this image is a Mummy of a woman, from Thebes, 1070-945 B.C, and yep this is inside the Vatican. The Egyptian Museum in the Vatican, inaugurated by Pope Gregory XVI, contains objects and works of art that came from monuments and ancient collections located mainly in the area of Rome and its environment (Villa Adriana). You can find basalt statues of the priests of the seventeenth Dynasty and the big fragment of the seated statue of Ramsee II, the Pharaoh who persecuted the Hebrews.
The mummies in their sarcophagus are the real attacation of this Museum, especially that of a princess of the 21st Dynasty, whose hair is covered in Red Henne. I have tried to show a thumbnail of the full mummy beneath but it does not show on my browser. I hope you can see it :) Otherwise try HERE
The reason I love this photo is the intense gaze of my subject in the reflection. Have a great weekend!
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