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Baseboard from the trough of an anthropoid coffin, of plastered and painted wood, decorated in the centre with a figure of king Amenhotep I holding a crook and flail surrounded by other funerary gods: Ancient Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, early Third Intermediate Period, late 21st or early 22nd Dynasty, c. 967-934 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name


Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


3rd Intermediate Period
21st - 22nd Dynasty

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Collection place(s)

Thebes, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Excavator?: Rhind, Alexander Henry, 1833 - 1863


  • Ancient Egypt (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland


Catalogue of the National Museum of Antiquities, 1863. No. 58

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MURRAY, M. A. (1900): Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh (Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland).37[547]

B Porter & R B Moss (1960–64) Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings (Oxford: Clarendon Press/Griffith Institute) : p.677

NIWINSKI, A. (1988): 21st Dynasty Coffins from Thebes: Chronological and Typological Studies. Theben 5 (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern) pp.138-139[185]

ASTON, D.A., (2009) 'Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21-25: Chronology-Typology-Developments (Vienna: Verlag der Osterreichisehen Akadamie der Wissenschaften) p.233

Manley, B and Dodson, A., (2010) Life Everlasting. National Museums Scotland Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coffins (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Ltd.), pp.39-40

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