Clay coffin lid fragments.
525 B.C. 401 B.C.
Probably Persian period
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.
Egypt, production, country
Baharia Oasis Egypt
given; 1909; the Egypt Exploration Fund
Object Number: E.8.1909
(record id: 51006; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)