miércoles, 4 de marzo de 2015

sarcophagus of Sety I.

Relief detail from the lid of the sarcophagus of Sety I. The text is from the Book of Gates and depicts the journey of the sun through the twelve hours of the night. In the ninth hour the drowned are shown in the Nile. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: New Kingdom,19th Dynasty,1294-1279BC. Material Size: Calcite. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Sir John Soane's Museum, London . Location: 39.

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