About this object

Trough of a mummiform coffin. Black background with text and decoration in yellow. The four Sons of Horus are depicted around the sides beside vertical columns of text.

Height at the head end of the trough is 410 mm. At the feet end of the trough the maximum height is 330 mm and width is 365 mm.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date made
    1400 BC (Dynasty 18) about
  • Materials
    Paint; Wood; Gesso
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mr William Crosfield, 1861
  • Collector
    Hermann Philip
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1850 - 1860
  • Measurements
    395 mm x 530 mm x 1980 mm
  • Related people
    W M Crosfield (Previous owner); Hermann Philip (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Egyptian Mummies in the City of Liverpool Museums

    Peter Gray and Dorothy Slow

    Author: Peter Gray and Dorothy Slow
    Publisher: Liverpool Corporation
    Date: 1968
    Description: Results of 1967 X Rays of the mummies in Liverpool Museum (now World Museum).

  • Mummies Myth and Magic

    El Mahdy, Christine

    Author: El Mahdy, Christine
    Publisher: Thames and Hudson
    Date: 1991
    Description:

Ownership

Previous owners

  • W M Crosfield

    Owned from: 1861-04-13
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1861-04-16
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Hermann Philip

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1861-04-13
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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