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Sarcophagus of Djedhor

Period:
Ptolemaic Period
Date:
200–150 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
L. 197.3 × W. 63 × D. 57 cm (77 11/16 × 24 13/16 × 22 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.154.7a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 133
Djedhor was a royal scribe as well as a priest of Min and Hathor. Besides his name and titles, the inscription on his stone sarcophagus also mentions his mother Tikas. Faint traces of paint are found on the pupils.
Purchased from the Egyptian Government, 1911.

Buhl, Marie-Louise 1959. The late Egyptian anthropoid stone sarcophagi, Nationalmuseets skrifter. Arkæologisk-historisk række, 6. Copenhagen: Nationalmuseet, pp. 117–9, fig. 69; no. F, b 6.

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