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Inner coffin of The Singer of Amun, Anresenmes

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21
Date:
ca. 1070–945 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' cemetery, Pit 219, MMA excavations, 1920–21
Medium:
Wood, gesso, paint
Dimensions:
W. 49.5 x D. 47 x L. 172 cm (19 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 67 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.4a, b
Not on view
The inscriptions on this painted wooden coffin are mainly protective spells spoken by funerary deities.
Museum excavations, 1920-1921. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1926.

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