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Inner coffin of Ankhshepenwepet

Period:
Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25
Date:
ca. 712–664 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 56, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Wood, gesso, paint
Dimensions:
L. 188 cm (74 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.202a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 126
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924: The Museum's Excavations at Thebes." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 31, fig. 36.

Aston, David 2009. Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21–25: Chronology – Typology – Developments. Contributions to the chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean, vol. 21, Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie, 56. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, p. 198.

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