<em>Sarcophagus</em>, ca. 2555-2532 B.C.E. Granite, 51 1/4 x 93 1/4 x 41 in. (130.2 x 236.9 x 104.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.110. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 48.110_SL3.jpg)


Medium: Granite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2555-2532 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 51 1/4 x 93 1/4 x 41 in. (130.2 x 236.9 x 104.1 cm) Cavity: 27 3/16 × 23 13/16 × 74 in. (69 × 60.5 cm, 1.88 m)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 48.110

Image: 48.110_SL3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Red granite sarcophagus with separate cover. No inscription. Facade panelling around all exterior surfaces of box. Upright, running full width at each end of cover, each with two drill holes. Cover undecorated and perhaps unfinished. Rebate on under-side of cover. Probably belonging to prince Akhet-hotep. Condition: Three corners of box chipped. Scattered chips along base. Lower edge of cover chipped. General condition excellent. Very slight remains of paint along upper borders of box.

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