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Coffin of Namenkhamen

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Wooden anthropoid coffin covered with a thin layer of plaster and painted. The deceased is shown wearing a full, blue and yellow striped wig with a beaded or flowered circlet at the top, a false beard, and a broad collar. A pectoral of the winged goddess Nut is painted on the chest. The body is...

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From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari. 1893: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; 1894: assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: January 1, 1894)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, late Dynasty 25, early 7th century B.C.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt


Height x width x length: 29 x 50 x 184.5 cm (11 7/16 x 19 11/16 x 72 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi