Small Coffin for a Mummified Shrew
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. (3.2 x 5.4 x 13.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Small Coffin for a Mummified Shrew, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. (3.2 x 5.4 x 13.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.409E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.409E_glass_SL1.jpg)
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Part of a bronze coffin for a shrew. A horizontal rectnaglur box of bronze surmounted by a crudely modelled figure of a shrew. Broken off behind the animal but part of rear edge is preserved.
Condition: Rear portion of coffin not preserved. large hole in right front edge. Black / green patina overall. Hollow cast in good condition. Figure atop added - solid cast.
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