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Egyptian painted sarcophagus fragment

E86

£300.00

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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.

Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
18.4 x 7.5 cms

Condition
Fragment with losses as seen in the photographs, the surface is stabile

Provenance
Ex. collection: Abram Simon, South Australia; inherited from a collection acquired 1960’s-2000’s.

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