About this object

The trough of the outer anthropoid coffin of the ‘lady of the house’ Ditamunpaseneb. She was the daughter of Yufa and Paankhas and was married to Namenkhamun.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
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period (Saite)
  • Artist/Maker
  • 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
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Publications

  • 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
    Description:

  • Inschriften der Spätzeit Teil III: Die 25 Dynastie

    Jansen-Winkeln, Karle

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

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Previous owners

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