lunes, 7 de marzo de 2016

MUMMY COVER

MUMMY COVER
This mummy board belongs to a set consisting of a mummy board, an inner and an outer coffin, found in the Deir el-Bahari cachette (ÄOS 6264-6266). The mummy board was placed on top of the mummy and was made and decorated in the same style as the lid of the inner coffin: the layout of the registers is the same; in the centre is a scene with Osiris on a throne and winged deities, on the leg section is a vertical band with scarabs and on the sides are representation...s of the Osiris myth.
Mummy board of Ta-baket-en-Khons
DEIR EL-BAHARI
3RD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD: HIGH-PRIESTS AND PRIEST-KINGS OF THEBES
globalegyptianmuseum
Aubert, L., Les statuettes funéraires de la Deuxième Cachette à Deir el-Bahari, Paris (1998) 92, Kat.Nr. 40.
Seipel, W. (ed.), Ägypten. Götter, Gräber und die Kunst. 4000 Jahre Jenseitsglaube, Linz (1989), Nr. 470b.
Egner, R. & E. Haslauer, Särge der dritten Zwischenzeit I. Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum (CAA) Wien 10 (1994), 94-103.
inventory number 6264
KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM

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