Coffin Lid



Hilton Price Number
HP7
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus lid
Material
Wood (Sycamore)
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor, Deir el-Bahri
Measurements
Height: 5' 9"
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian
Animal
Falcon/hawk
Divine Name
Isis | Nephthys | Nut | Osiris | Re

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Description

Coffin Lid, the inner lid of a coffin of a Priestess of Ȧmen-Rā. The mask is brightly coloured yellow, with a black head covering and a chaplet on the top; the arms are folded, and the hands are fixed on; it is decorated with a large figure of Nut kneeling, and figures of Osiris, Rā, Isis, Nephthys, hawks, utchats, &c. It is a handsomely painted lid, some of the figures slightly in relief. There is no name upon it, but the sentence [hieroglyphs] is repeated many times. H. 5 ft. 9 in. Sycamore wood. Dêr el-Baḥarî.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 28 Jul 2021

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