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Accession_Number E.62.48
adlib_title Egyptian box coffin
Shape Box coffin
Shape_description The fragment is wider at the top than the bottom and there is a cylindrical hole that goes right through the object.
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Vertical lines of hieroglyphic inscription in black ink. Vertical lines of red pigment used to separate sections of text.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact if only a fragment. The glyphs are still very clear, except one of the right hand side, the fourt glyph down, that has been rubbed away. There is also a white deposit at the bottom of the object on the right. Overall there has been very little degredation of the wood.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period New Kingdom: 20 dynasty
Date 1200-1085
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0053.jpg
2002.98.0053.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part (shown on the right)
2002.98.0054.jpg
2002.98.0054.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part.
2006.83.0001.jpg
2006.83.0001.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part (shown on the left)
2006.83.0002.jpg
2006.83.0002.jpg
Detail of the upper part of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription.
2006.83.0003.jpg
2006.83.0003.jpg
Detail of the bottom part of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole.
2006.83.0004.jpg
2006.83.0004.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part (shown on the right)
2006.83.0005.jpg
2006.83.0005.jpg
Oblique view from below of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and the edges.
2006.83.0006.jpg
2006.83.0006.jpg
Oblique view of an Egyptian wooden box coffin fragment.
2006.83.0007.jpg
2006.83.0007.jpg
Detail of the reverse of the bottom part of wooden box coffin, fragment showing the cylindrical hole.
2007.01.0070.jpg
2007.01.0070.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part.
2007.01.0071.jpg
2007.01.0071.jpg

2008.08.0004.jpg
2008.08.0004.jpg
Detail of the upper part of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription.
2008.08.0005.jpg
2008.08.0005.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment, showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part.
2008.08.0006.jpg
2008.08.0006.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment (upside down), showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part.
2008.08.0007.jpg
2008.08.0007.jpg
Front view of wooden box coffin fragment (upside down), showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole in the bottom part.
2008.08.0008.jpg
2008.08.0008.jpg
Detail of the upper part of wooden box coffin fragment (upside down), showing heiroglyphic inscription.
2008.08.0012.jpg
2008.08.0012.jpg
Detail of the central part of wooden box coffin fragment (upside down), showing heiroglyphic inscription.
2008.08.0014.jpg
2008.08.0014.jpg
Detail of the central part of wooden box coffin fragment (upside down), showing heiroglyphic inscription.
2008.08.0016.jpg
2008.08.0016.jpg
Detail of the bottom part of wooden box coffin fragment (upside down), showing heiroglyphic inscription and hole.
2008.08.0026.jpg
2008.08.0026.jpg
Front view of part of an Egyptian box coffin.
Comparanda
Bibliography RUCR II, p101
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 28.3
Diameters 9.9 at widest, 5.2 at narrowest.
Handle_height
Other_dims. Depth at deepest: 2.2
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 06.01.2006; 25.05.2016
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