E86 Egyptian sarcophagus fragment £300

 


A fragment from a hardwood sarcophagus retaining polychrome painted decoration.

Two vertical rows of hieroglyphs are visible as well as a figure of the jackal-headed god Duamutef.

Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Fragment with losses as seen in the photographs, the surface is stabile

Size: 18.4 x 7.5 cms

Ex. collection: Abram Simon, South Australia; inherited from a collection acquired 1960's-2000's.