miércoles, 20 de enero de 2016

Coffin of Isetirdis

Coffin of Isetirdis
Period: Late Period, Saite
Dynasty: Dynasty 26
Date: 664–525 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa - radim, Embalmer's Cache F, MMA excavations 1918–19
Medium: Wood, gesso, paint
Dimensions: L. 180 cm (70 7/8 in); W. 50 cm (19 11/16 in); H. 42 cm (16 9/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number: 30.3.44a, b
A coffin of 26th Dynasty type, inscribed for the Lady of the House Isetirdis, decorated with figures of protective deities and spells. When discovered, it contained no mummy, but instead bits of what appear to be embalming tools.
Met Museum

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