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Coffin lid

Description

Lid of an anthropoid coffin of yellow painted wood, of the Lady of an Estate, Chantress of Amun, named Tjentweretheqau, called Tamut: Ancient Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, early 21st Dynasty, c. 1073 - 961 BC

Museum reference

A.1907.569 B

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Coffin lid

Production information

Unknown
Egypt, Northern Africa

Date

3rd Intermediate Period

Style / Culture

21st Dynasty, 3rd Intermediate Period, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Wood

Physical description

Wood, yellow painted

Collection place(s)

Thebes, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa

Associations

Depicted: Tjentwerhekat, called Tamut
Previous owner / Presenter: Sir Colin Scott-Moncrieff
Iufenamun

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay, 2015

  • Discoveries (29 Jul 2011 - 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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

References

NIWINSKI, A (1988) 21st Dynasty Coffins from Thebes: Chronological and Typological Studies. Theben 5 (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern). p.138 [183]

Manley, B and Dodson, A., (2010) Life Everlasting. National Museums Scotland Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coffins (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Ltd.), pp.36-38

COONEY, K., (2021), ' A Case Study of Multiple Coffin Reuse in the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh', in Barbash, Y. Cooney, K.M. (eds.) Afterlives of Egyptian History: A Festschrift for Edward Bleiberg, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press

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