Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sarcophagus lid of Takhonsuiiua

Ptolemaic Period
3rd–2nd century B.C.
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis), Egyptian Antiquities Service/Maspero excavations 1885–86
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:
Not on view
Excavated at Akhmim by Gaston Maspero on behalf of the Egyptian Antiquities Service. Purchased from the Egyptian Government, 1886.

Buhl, Marie-Louise 1959. The late Egyptian anthropoid stone sarcophagi, Nationalmuseets skrifter. Arkæologisk-historisk række, 6. Copenhagen: Nationalmuseet, p. 86, no. E, b 22.

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