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Sarcophagus of Wennefer

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 30–2nd Persian Period
Date:
380–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Wennefer
Medium:
Granite or granodiorite
Dimensions:
Box: L. 2.58m, W foot end 1.28 m; W head end 1.5m; H 1.13 m Lid: L. 2.58m; W foot end 1.28 m; W head end 1.515m; H foot end 0.46 m; H. head end 0.486 m
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.154.1a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 132
Tomb and probably shaft excavated for the Egyptian Government by Mariette, and rediscovered by Quibell in 1910. Sarcophagus purchased from the Egyptian Government in 1911.

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