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Coffin lid


Coffin lid of plastered and painted wood, of an unidentified woman : Ancient Egyptian, probably from Akhmim, Upper Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 30th Dynasty, c. 380-342 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Coffin lid

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


380 - 342 BC

Style / Culture

30th Dynasty, Late Dynastic Period, Ancient Egyptian


Wood, Plaster

Collection place(s)

Akhmim, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Manley, B and Dodson, A., (2010) Life Everlasting. National Museums Scotland Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coffins (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Ltd.), Cat. 33, p. 102-03.

Howell G. M. Edwards, Susana E. Jorge Villar, Katherine A. Eremin, (2004) 'Raman spectroscopic analysis of pigments from dynastic Egyptian funerary artefacts', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 35/8‐9 (Raman spectroscopy in Art and Archaeology, August ‐ September 2004), 786-795.

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