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Title:

Granite sarcophagus lid of Ramesses III

Maker:

Unknown

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

sarcophagus lid

Date:

1200 B.C.

Period(s):

New Kingdom; Nineteenth Dynasty

Description:

sarcophagus lid of Ramesses III

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

Thebes, West Bank

Dimension(s):

depth, 0.83, m
height, 3.05, m
width, 1.52, m
weight, 7, ton, approx.

Acquisition:

given; 1823; Belzoni, G.

Documentation:

Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
no. 1

Vassilika, E.. 1995. Egyptian Art [1995].
no.39, p.89

Manniche, L.. 1994. L'art Egyptien. Flammarionp. 233
with plate

Mysliwiec, K.. 1976. Le portrait royal dans le bas-relief du Nouvel Empire.Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe
p.158, Pl. CXXX, Fig.288

Porter, Bertha. Moss, Rosalind L.B.. Burney, Ethel W.. Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.1, The Theban necropolis. Part 1, Private tombs.p. 526
2nd edition

Treasures of the Fitzwillam Museum.p. 187

Delange, Elisabeth. 1990. Les sarcophages. Musée du Louvre Éditions

Birch, S.. 1876. Remarks upon the cover of the Granite Sarcophagus of Rameses III in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.):
Source Title: Proceedings and Communications of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society()

p.158, Pl. CXXX, Fig.288

Dodson, A.. 1986. Was the sarcophagus of Ramesses III begun for Sethos II?.
Source Title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 72 ()

2nd edition

Cory, Isaac Preston. Egyptian Antiquities.
Source Title: The Cambridge Portfolio 1 () : 402-409
p. 407

Repairs for a Granite Tomb.
Source Title: Stone Industries(May/June-1968) : 26-27

Accession:

Object Number: E.1.1823
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49037; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Related
Resource:

Pharos

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49037





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