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coffin fragment

Coffin fragment


22nd Dynasty (ca. 950-900 BCE)

Paint on cartonnage

Possibly acquired by Professor J. L. M. Curry in 1875


This fragment shows a deceased woman with an incense cone on her head, standing before the god Osiris, flanked by his son, the falcon-headed Horus. Behind the body is a cobra goddess, Buto, wearing the crown of Upper Egypt.