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Face from a New Kingdom coffin

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Object name: Face from a New Kingdom coffin’

Accession no.: E.GA.501.1947

Other numbers and markings: “E.GA.501-1947” in ink.

“30” in orange chalk.

Dimensions: H 15.1 cm W 15 cm D 7.7 cm

Brief description:

Carved from sidr wood, with recesses for inlaid eyes and eyebrows. The inlays are lost, but impressions of them survive in the remains of the adhesive, which is made of Egyptian blue and gum. The face from a coffin, with inlaid eyebrows, the inlaid eyes are now missing.

Date: About 1550-1070 BC

Find spot: Unknown

Acquisition: given by R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Construction, decoration and materials:

Basic info: JD will do

Further information about construction, decoration and materials

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Conservation treatments


Other images

Face from a New Kingdom coffin front view

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