HEAD OF A STATUETTE
CHINA, MING DYNASTY (1368–1644)
H: 8 cm, W: 4.7 cm, D: 5.4 cm
EGYPT, NEW KINGDOM (1650–1085 BC), 18th DYNASTY
H: 10 cm, W: 8.5 cm, D: 9.2 cm
Credit: OLIVIER LAFFELY
CHINA, SONG DYNASTY, 960 – 1279
Credit: MARIE HUMAIR
VIEW OF A GALLERY
Jacques-Edouard Berger Collection
Death on the Nile
Death in all its facets: from the treatment of the dead to the funerary customs, a deep look at the Egyptian Hereafter.
China from Beyond the Grave
The galleries devoted to Asia feature a selection of some sixty objects that evoke the rituals and beliefs of China in the period from the 3rd millenium before our era to the 19th century.