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Outer coffin box of Tabes

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22
945–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 63 x 197cm (24 13/16 x 77 9/16in.)

Accession Number

72.4820a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Outer coffin base of Ta-Bes. Anthropoid. Wood covered with gesso and painted black, with horizontal band of large, crudely formed hieroglyphs in cream color encircling the case. Inscribed for the Songstress of Amun, Ta-Bes.

Provenance

Probably from Thebes. Hay Collection; Gift of C. Granville Way, June 28, 1872

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way