Face of a coffin



Accession Number
W1218
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Drawers beneath senet board, Drawer 4
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus lid
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 350mm | Width: 245mm | Depth: 70mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A face from a coffin with only half of the hair remaining. It is Ptolemaic in date. A modern suspension hook is present on the back.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 99]

Last modified: 12 Jun 2022

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