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Accession_Number E.62.49
adlib_title Egyptian box coffin
Shape Box coffin
Shape_description Fragment
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Painted with scenes and inscriptions. Vivid yellow pigment used for background. Female figure painted in red outline. Inscriptions use blue, red and green pigments. Figure is "singer of Amun". The right hand side appears to have a wooden peg going through this part of the coofin, like this was part construction of the original coffin.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but not complete. The top right quater of the painted scene is gone. The wood is not particularly degraded and the actual remaining inscription is well preserved and quite clear.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 21 dynasty
Date 1070-945
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0050.jpg
2002.98.0050.jpg
Top view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
2002.98.0051.jpg
2002.98.0051.jpg
Side view of wooden box coffin fragment showing exposed wood.
2007.01.0078.jpg
2007.01.0078.jpg
Top view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0001.jpg
Top view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
2007.99.0002.jpg
2007.99.0002.jpg
Top view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
2007.99.0003.jpg
2007.99.0003.jpg
Side view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0004.jpg
Side view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0005.jpg
Rear view of Box coffin fragment.
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2007.99.0006.jpg
Side view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0007.jpg
Front view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0008.jpg
Front view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0009.jpg
Front view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0010.jpg
Detailed front view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0011.jpg
Detailed front view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2007.99.0012.jpg
Detailed front view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration.
2008.08.0001.jpg
2008.08.0001.jpg
Side view of a box coffin fragment showing decoration.
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2008.08.0002.jpg
Front view of a box coffin fragment, showing decoration.
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2008.08.0011.jpg
Front view of a Wooden Box coffin fragment.
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2008.08.0021.jpg
Front view of a Wooden Box coffin fragment.
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2008.08.0046.jpg
Front view of a Wooden Box coffin fragment.
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2011.03.0025.jpg
Top view of Box coffin fragment showing decoration, including a figure of a woman, standing to the left.
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Beazley_DB
Height 17.4 at longest
Diameters 6.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. depth: 2.3
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 21/08/2002; 09.01.2006
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