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Sarcophagus lid

Ptolemaic Period
150–100 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara
Painted limestone
l. 206 cm (81 1/8 in); w. 73 cm (28 3/4 in); th. 35 cm (13 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavated by James Quibell at Saqqara. Purchased by the Museum from the Egyptian Government.

Buhl, Marie-Louise 1959. The late Egyptian anthropoid stone sarcophagi, Nationalmuseets skrifter. Arkæologisk-historisk række, 6. Copenhagen: Nationalmuseet, p. 127; p. 87, fig. 49; no. H. 3.

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