WOOD SARCOPHAGUS FRAGMENT

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WOOD SARCOPHAGUS FRAGMENT
Panel of wood coffin painted in black on ‘white’ stucco depicting in three rows of horizontal columns: ‘…Words spoken by Re, I have given
you Nephtys [under your head]…’

Ex coll. A. De Kock, Netherlands, acquired from coll. Ramaekers, Brussels, 1971; thence coll. P.d.K., Netherlands.
Dim. 28 x 47 cm

Middle Kingdom, 11th-12th Dyn., c. 2040-1640 BC

Part of the inner short side of a rectangular coffin.
Cf. H. Willems, Chests of Life, MVEOL, Leiden1988;
W.C. Hayes, The sceptre of Egypt, New York (1953) 1978, part I, pp. 312-320, figs 204-207

 7.750

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