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Outer Anthropoid Coffin of Tabakenkhonsu

Period:
Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25
Date:
ca. 680–670 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Hathor Shrine, pit in hypostyle hall, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1894–95
Medium:
Wood, gesso, paint, stucco
Dimensions:
L. 184. 3 cm (72 9/16 in); W. 61 cm (24 in); H. at foot 63.5 cm (25 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1896
Accession Number:
96.4.2a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 126
See 96.4.1a, b.
Naville Excavations sponsored by the Egypt Exploration Fund. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Given by the EEF to the Museum for its contribution to the excavations, 1896.

Gillett, Charles R. Rev. 1898. Catalogue of the Egyptian Antiquities in Halls 3 and 4, Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, 4. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 140-141.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1911. A Handbook of the Egyptian Rooms. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 167.

Bianchi, Robert 1976. "Varia Metropolitana." In Göttinger Miszellen, 22, p. 22.

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. 214.

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