Upper section of an anthropoid coffin lid, Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, c. 1075 - 945 BCClick here to view a larger version of the image
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Upper section of an anthropoid coffin lid, Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, c. 1075 - 945 BC
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|American Private Collection, New York City
Arte Primitivo, New York, March 30, 2009, Lot 512
Michael Beckmann, Marburg, Germany
H: 24.8 inch;
B: 14.6 inch
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, gesso, colour pigments,
Fragment of a mummiform coffin with a yellow background showing a bust with its hands placed in an Osirian posture, crossed over the chest.
A beautiful example of sarcophagus lid from a wealthy, powerful court official.