Coffin face



Accession Number
W352
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Coffins case, Right
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus lid
Period
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty
Twenty-second Dynasty
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 190mm | Width: 175mm | Depth: 90mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This coffin face is made of painted wood. "8" is written on the chin. It dates to the Twenty-second Dynasty. Purchased by Wellcome in 1927.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 102]

Wellcome Number
A61336 (written in red crayon on the back) | R6869 (written in black ink under the chin)
Other Identity
8 (written in square brackets [8] on the chin)
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Exhibition
1996–1997, 05 Oct–05 Jan. Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum, 'The Face of Egypt'
Last modified: 18 Oct 2020

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