Model Coffin with Figure card

Model Coffin with Figure


Currently not on display


Unbaked clay rectangular box that may represent a model of a coffin. Inside is a white painted figure with a yellow painted face and wearing what appears to be a broad collar painted blue. There is a small roll of clay that with may represent a model of a headrest. Excavation find number 802 written in black ink on the base. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1924 in the Main City at Tell el Amarna, building label Q46.43. Compare with a similar object from Lahun, 'Egypt in Africa' by Flinders Petrie in Ancient Egypt 1914, part IV, fig. 3, page 165-6.