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Painted Wooden Coffin

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21
Date:
ca. 1070–945 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Wood, gesso, paint, varnish
Dimensions:
l. 188.3 cm (74 1/8 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of James Douglas, 1890
Accession Number:
90.6.120a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Collection of Dr. James Douglas, Quebec City. This piece was probably acquired between 1851–1865, when he is known to have traveled and collected in Egypt. Donated to the Museum by his son James S. Douglas, 1890.

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