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The mummy of Peftjauneith, inspector of temple estates in the Egyptian Nile delta, was found lying in this beautifully painted coffin

Object: Mummy coffin Dating from: c. 650 B.
Material: Wood
Size: 36 x 63 x 240 cm
Origin: Egypt, Saqqara

theancientwayoflife: “~ Anthropoid inner coffin of Takhebkhenem, Lady of the house. daughter of Pedikhons. Period: Late Period Place of origin: Thebes ”

*EGYPT ~ theancientwayoflife: “~ Anthropoid inner coffin of Takhebkhenem, Lady of the house. Period: Late Period Place of origin: Thebes ”

Third Intermediate Period Dynasty: late Dynasty 21 Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Henettawy.

Coffin of Ta-mit, said to be from Luxor.  Her name which means she-cat or Cat Lady is preserved on the coffin lid.

Coffin of Ta-mit, said to be from Luxor. Her name which means she-cat or Cat Lady is preserved on the coffin lid.

Coffin of Nesykhonsu, c. 976-889 BC Egypt, Thebes, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21 (1069-945 BC) to early Dynasty 22 (945-715 BC) gessoed and painted sycamore fig

Cleveland Museum of Art Coffin of Nesykhonsu, c. BC Egypt, Thebes, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21 BC) to early Dynasty 22 BC) gessoed and painted sycamore

Postcard:  Kelsey Museum of Archaeology,   Mummiform Coffin of the Priest Djehutymose,  Wood, plaster, paint. Saite Period (26th Dynasty, 685–525 BC) Nag el-Hassaia, Egypt (KM 1989.3.1). $0.75

Postcard: Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Mummiform Coffin of the Priest…

Inner Coffin of Djed Mut Date circa 715-525 B.C.E.

Djed-Mut, Egyptian Third Intermediate-Late Period, Dynasty XXV-XXVI Inner Coffin of Djed-mut Circa B. Wood with linen, gesso, and pain

Inner Coffin of Henettawy (F)  Date: ca. 990–930 B.C.  Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Henettawy (MMA 59), Tomb of Henettawy F, MMA 1923–24  Accession Number: 25.3.183a, b

Coffin set of Henettawy, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty reign of Psusennes I, ca. From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes Gessoed and painted wood

Anthropoid sarcophagus of Peftjauneith, XXVI Dynasty (664 -525 BC). Wood stuccoed and painted. Height: 36cm, width: 63cm, length: 240cm. Collection D'Anastasi, Rijksmuseum van Ouheden, Leiden.

Anthropoid sarcophagus of Peftjauneith, XXVI Dynasty BC). Wood stuccoed and painted.

The cartonnage case of Djedkhonsefankh, who was a priest of Amun in the late 9th century BCE. Cartonnage cases were used as the innermost coffins during dynasties 22-24,

The cartonnage case of Djedkhonsefankh, who was a priest of Amun in the late century BCE. Cartonnage cases were used as the innermost coffins during dynasties

A painted coffin with a mummy inside, from the late 25th Dynasty or early 26th Dynasty of ancient Egypt, approximately 700 to 600 BCE (© 2015 The Field Museum, photo by John Weinstein)

A painted coffin with a mummy inside, from the late Dynasty or early Dynasty of ancient Egypt, approximately 700 to 600 BCE (© 2015 The Field Museum, photo by John Weinstein)

Wooden inner coffin of Khonsu. Inner coffin shows the duplex wig (a double layered wig) with a short goatee. Especially striking are the colours,  the yellow and orange, typical for the 19th dynasty. The goddess Nut is spreading wings protectively under the deceased's chest. Many people incorrectly assume that every winged Egyptian goddess is Isis.

Wooden inner coffin of Khonsu Beautifully painted inner coffin of Khonsu, it shows the duplex wig (a double layered wig) with a short goatee. On his mummified shaped are magical spells and many gods,.

Coffin of a priest, Karnak, Nakhtefmut. Upper cartonnage mummy cover with head and upper part of the torso of a man molded in plaster over bandages and reeds. Wood, linen and plaster, height 74 cm, width 42 cm, depth 20 cm. 1-­‐100 AD. Roman Period. Egyptian.

Coffin of a priest, Karnak, Nakhtefmut. Upper cartonnage mummy cover with…

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