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Large Anthropoid Sarcophagus

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Wood, pigment, wax
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS Lid: 16 1/4 x 26 3/4 x 77 1/2 in. (41.3 x 67.9 x 196.9 cm) Box: 18 x 27 x 78 in. (45.7 x 68.6 x 198.1 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1927Ea-b
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large wooden anthropoid sarcophagus consisting of a lid (b) and box (a). Painted black with inscriptions and decorations in yellow; interior decorated likewise.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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