Rishi coffin of the Lady Rini
- Second Intermediate Period
- Dynasty 17
- ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 46/3, Courtyard, north side, Carnarvon/Carter excavations
- Wood (ficus sycomorus), stucco, paint, paraffin
- l. 190 cm (74 13/16 in); w. 50 cm (19 11/16 in); h. 50 cm (19 11/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1912
- Accession Number:
- 12.181.299a, b
Rishi coffins like this one are characterized by the feather pattern painted on their lids and by their wedge-shaped faces. They are unique to Thebes in Dynasty 17 and early Dynasty 18. This example is very similar to 12.181.301, which was probably made in the same workshop.