Egyptian Wood Mummy Sarcophagus

Egyptian Wood Mummy Sarcophagus

An ancient Egyptian carved anthropomorphic sarcophagus lid section. The face is framed with a large tripartite wig. The eyes were once inlaid with stone and bronze, traces of which remain. The interior is hollowed out to accommodate the mummy.

Late Dynastic Period, 700-300 BC.
Height: 37 3/8 in. (95 cm).

Formerly in a Belgian private collection, acquired prior to 1983.

Inv#: 6061

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