Fragment of a coffin



Accession Number
EC417
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage
Period
Late Period
Dynasties
Twenty-fifth Dynasty to Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 218mm | Width: 99mm | Depth: 17mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Geb | Osiris

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Description

A coffin fragment of painted wood, dating from the Twenty-fifth to the Twenty-sixth Dynasty. It shows a figure facing left with a feather. Underneath him is the beginning of the Offering Formula, and to the left is another hieroglyphic inscription.

Inscription

Exterior (horizontal): ḥtp di͗ nswt n <ws>i͗r [...] An offer which the King gives to Osiris [...] Exterior (vertical): ḏd mdw i͗n gb <i͗>r<y>-pꜥ<t> nṯrw nbw Words spoken by Geb, the Hereditary Prince of all the gods

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 03 May 2021

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