Coffin lid

Accession Number
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus lid
Graeco-Roman Period
Number of Elements

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Coffin lid, terracotta, painted. It appears similar to an example from Garstang's excavations at Esna, now in the Liverpool Museum. Sold in 1913 as part of the Rustafjaell collection. This appears to be the coffin of a female. Cotelle-Michell (2004: figs 117, 120, pp 54, 281-283) states that this coffin may have come from Upper Egypt or from Nubia. See Cotelle-Michel, L. 2004. 'Les Sarcophagus En Terre Cuite en Egypte et en Nubie de l'epoque predynastique a l'epoque romaine', Dijon: Louis Faton. A similar coffin is held by Liverpool World Museum (1973.4.3760).

Last modified: 01 Aug 2020

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