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Archeological Object

Saitic coffin


Saitic coffin

The antropomorfic coffin is devoid of painted stucco that covers the outer surface; the object is characterized by the presence of black bitumen on the inner surface and the image of the goddess Nut represented frontally.

Further information
Object
  Definizione: Sarcophagus
  Class and ware: Funerary furnishings
  Title or subject:

Saitic coffin

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Epoca saitica
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Wood
  Height: 190
  Width: 68
  Varie: Conservation status: the exterior painted stucco is lost and the coffin has some gaps and cracks
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1979, Bresciani E., “Un ushabti del generale Psametek-sa-Neith nel museo “L.Pogliaghi” a Varese” in "Egitto e Vicino Oriente II", Pisa, pp.49-55