From: Egypt | Dendereh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E3413B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ptolemaic
Provenience Egypt | Dendereh
Period Ptolemaic Period | Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made 305-30 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Wood | Pigment
Iconography Isis | Nephthys | Falcon Heads | Mummy | Bier

Painted wooden coffin of Djed-Hapi (earlier read as Sakhpimau). The coffin has an idealized head of the deceased wearing a long black wig and a false beard. The coffin is decorated with a wide collar with 9 horizontal bands of floral and beaded imagery with falcon-headed terminals. Below the collar is a scene of a mummy on a lion-headed bier with mourning goddesses (Isis and Nephthys) on either side. Below this is a funerary text of five columns invoking the god Anubis. The names of his parents are also given. his father was called Petosiris and his mother's name was Sermuthepet.

Height 13 cm
Length 180 cm
Width 55 cm
Credit Line Gift of Ethelbert Watts, 1898
Other Number AES91A - Original Number

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