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An Important Egyptian Polychrome Wood Inner Sarcophagus of Patjay

“Chantress of Amun, Mistress of the House”

Mask, hands and a panel featuring a Winged Goddess above a hieroglyphic inscription. Her wig adorned with the Khepri beetle

Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXII, circa 943-716 BC

ht: 13 in. (33 cm.) w: 12 3/16 in. (31 cm.)

 

(private European collection, prior to 1983)

 

#5442

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVI (New York, 2017) inside cover, pp. 6-7

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Pierre Berge; Archeologie (Paris, 11.29.2014) lot.70

 

Dodson, A & B. Manley; Life Everlasting. National Museums of Scotaland Collection of Ancient Coffins (Scotland, 2010) p.56-57, no,14. Inv. no. V.2007.278.2