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Outer coffin inscribed for Ankhesmut

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21
Date:
ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Chamber, Burial 1 (Nesenaset), MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Wood, paint, gesso
Dimensions:
L. 210 cm (82 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.5
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Deir el Bahri, 1924. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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. 201 (as WAG 180.1951).

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