<em>Sarcophagus Lid for Pa-di-Inpu</em>, ca. 305-30 B.C.E. Limestone, 82 × 26 × 15 in., 1500 lb. (208.3 × 66 × 38.1 cm, 680.4kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.1222. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 34.1222_PS9.jpg)

Sarcophagus Lid for Pa-di-Inpu

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 305-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 82 × 26 × 15 in., 1500 lb. (208.3 × 66 × 38.1 cm, 680.4kg)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 34.1222

Image: 34.1222_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone sarcophagus lid of man with wig and beard. Three vertical registers of hieroglyphs run down the lower front. The translation is “Royal scribe, accountant of all things, priest of Hathor of Hebenis (the XVIth Nome of Upper Egypt), scribe of Anubis of Hiffonon (XVIIIth Nome of Upper Egypt), Pedi-Anubis, son of the Royal scribe, Pedi-Anubis born of a priestess of Uazit of Hiffonon Thet.” Judging by the similarity of names and titles of the owners of this lid and 34.1221 were of the same family. Inscription: ss nsw.t hsb ht nb.t, hm-ntr n Ht-hr nb.t…., ss n Inpw nb Hr-dj; P;dj-inpw ; s; n ss nswt. P;-dj; ms n nb.t…..W;d.t, nb.t Hr-dj, Thn.t Condition: The piece is entire and in good condition although there are numerous scratches and nicks on the surface.

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