Inner coffin of Khonsu

New Kingdom, Ramesside

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 126

The wooden inner coffin of Khonsu depicts the deceased in a double wig and a short goatee. Besides magical spells, the decorations include the figures of Khonsu and his wife, kneeling in adoration before the gods Osiris, Anubis, Isis, and Nephthys. For the outer coffin of Khonsu see 86.1.1a, b. Other objects in the collection that were discovered in the same tomb can be viewed here.

Inner coffin of Khonsu, Wood, gesso, paint

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