Egyptian painted sarcophagus fragmentE86
A fragment from a hardwood sarcophagus retaining polychrome painted decoration.
Two vertical rows of hieroglyphs are visible as well as a figure of the jackal-headed god Duamutef.
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC
18.4 x 7.5 cms
Fragment with losses as seen in the photographs, the surface is stabile
Ex. collection: Abram Simon, South Australia; inherited from a collection acquired 1960’s-2000’s.