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Title:

Clay coffin lid

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

coffin lid

Date:

525 B.C. 401 B.C.
probable dating

Period:

Persian

Description:

coffin lid, fragment, with modelled face. 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:

Bahariya Oasis Egypt

Dimension(s):

diameter, 21, cm
height, 24, cm

Accession:

Object Number: E.P.291
(Antiquities)
(record id: 64351; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/64351





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