About this object

The trough of the outer anthropoid coffin of the ‘mistress of the house’ Ditamunpaseneb.The floor of the coffin is decorated with an image of the sky-goddess Nut. The exterior of the trough is decorated with images of protective demons and spells from the Book of the Dead.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Period (Saite)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date made
    664 BC - 525 BC
  • Materials
    Paint; Wood; Gesso
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the 8th Earl of Denbigh, 1881
  • Collector
    Rudolph William Basil Fielding
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1835 before
  • Measurements
    350 mm x 707 mm x 2025 mm
  • Note
    Dimesnions of the coffin trough when displayed upright: 2026 mm x 725 mm x 350 mm
  • Related people
  • Related documents/media

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  • 'A Priestly Family of the 25th Dynasty' in Chronique d' Égypte 59 (1984)

    Taylor, John

    Author: Taylor, John
    Publisher: Association Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth
    Date: 1984

  • Inschriften der Spätzeit Teil III: Die 25 Dynastie

    Jansen-Winkeln, Karle

    Author: Jansen-Winkeln, Karle
    Publisher: Harrassowitz Verlag
    Date: 2009


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