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Coffin lid / model


Model coffin lid of brownish pink pottery with white wash, roughly rectangular with upturned ends, with faint hieroglyphic inscription in ink: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, probably Thebes, late 2nd Intermediate Period, c. 1650 - 1550 BC

Museum reference

A.1956.198 A


World Culture

Object name

Coffin lid / model

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


2nd Intermediate Period, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

2nd Intermediate Period, Ancient Egyptian


Ceramic, Ink

Collection place(s)

Thebes, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Excavator: Rhind, Alexander Henry, 1833 - 1863


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Catalogue of the National Museum of Antiquities 1863, No. 126

Murray, M. 1900. Catalogue of the Egyptian Antiquities in the National Museum of Antiquities, p. 39 No. 553; p. 59 No. 31

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