Fragment of a sarcophagus

Frammento di sarcofago
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Type: 
Funerary monument and ornaments
Year: 
Third intermediate period, Dynasty XXI (1075-944 B.C.)
Material and technique: 
Painted wood
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Inventory: 
Inv. MB 298
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The fragment, dated to Dynasty XXI, is part of the cover of a wooden sarcophagus with multicolored decorations depicting Nefti, goddess of the afterworld, with winged arms. The hieroglyphic of her name is inscribed in the solar disk on her head.

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