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Sarcophagus lid

Period:
Ptolemaic Period
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis), Egyptian Antiquities Service/Maspero excavations 1885–86
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 170 cm (66 15/16 in); w. 56 cm (22 1/16 in); th. 29 cm (11 7/16 in); weight 700 lbs. (317.5 kg)
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1886
Accession Number:
86.1.43
Not on view
Excavated at Akhmim by Gaston Maspero on behalf of the Egyptian Antiquities Service. Purchased from the Egyptian Government, 1886.

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