Fragment of a coffin
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Dark wood fragment with hieroglyphs, part of coffin. Hieroglyphs along top, not painted. The piece looks unfinished with some hieroglyphs cut out and others left. Purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1932. Belongs with EC434 and EC357. Ptolemaic.
- Wellcome Number
- Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 16–19 Jul 1912, Lot 518 | Glendining and Co.: 24–25 Oct 1932, Lot 37
- Auction Details
- Three massive pieces of ancient Egyptian wood sarcophagus case, carved in hieroglyphs.
- Last modified: 09 Dec 2021