Beadnet dress | Egyptian Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu, 2551–2528 B.C. This beadnet dress is the earliest surviving example of its kind. It has been painstakingly reassembled from approx. 7,000 beads found in an undisturbed burial of a female contemporary of King Khufu.
SHABTI OF AMENWAHSU Steatite 19th Dynasty, about 1295-1186 BC In the later 18th Dynasty there was a move away from the fashion of depicting the dead as mummies and towards representing them as living beings dressed in formal clothes.