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Object Number:29-87-633.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Dra Abu El-Naga
Locus: UC289
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Height: 60 cm
Length: 130 cm
Width: 85 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Drah abu el Naga (Thebes), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1921-1923


Fragment of a red granite sarcophagus belonging to the Lady of the House, Nefret-Mut, wife of Setauw, Viceroy of Kush under Ramses II, Dynasty XIX. This fragment represents the head end of the sarcophagus, and still retains the base, and a portion of the left side. The exterior is carved and painted. At the head is a yellow and black striped wig. At the shoulder is an image of Thoth, standing holding a staff in the vignette of BD151. To the left are three and a half columns of text. The second column contains the name and title of the deceased. To the left of the text is a standing anthropoid god labeled as Imsety. The top edge has a notch on the inside to accept the now missing lid. This top edge area is painted red.


[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 221/8.51View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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