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Title:

Clay coffin lid fragments.

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

coffin lid

Date:

525 B.C. 401 B.C.
Probably Persian period

Period:

Roman

Description:

2 separate coffin lid fragments. Such coffins were manufactured throughout Egyptian history and appear at a number of cemetery sites. They are difficult to date because of abstract features that remain constant throughout yet often differ considerably within the same period and at the same site.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

Baharia Oasis Egypt

Material:

clay

Dimension:

length

Acquisition:

given; 1909; the Egypt Exploration Fund

Accession:

Object Number: E.8.1909
(Antiquities)
(record id: 51006; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/51006





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