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Description

Foot-board in painted wood from a cartonnage mummy-case, depicting an Apis bull wearing a heavy menat-necklace, with a shen adorned with a pair of flails below its belly : Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, mid Third Intermediate Period, 22nd Dynasty, c. 940 - 716 BC

Museum reference

A.1956.195

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Footboard

Production information

Unknown
Thebes, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

3rd Intermediate Period
22nd Dynasty

Style / Culture

22nd Dynasty, 3rd Intermediate Period, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Wood

Physical description

Wood; painted in yellow, red, green and black on a white ground

Collection place

Thebes, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Associations

Excavator: Rhind, Alexander Henry, 1833 - 1863

Exhibitions

  • Egyptian Gallery, 2003 - 2008 (2003 - 2008)
    Royal Scottish Museum

References

MURRAY, M A 1900. Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh (Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland), 38 [550b]

Manley, B and Dodson, A., (2010) Life Everlasting. National Museums Scotland Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coffins (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Ltd.), Cat.17, p.63

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