<em>Coffin and Cover of Princess Mayet</em>, ca. 2008-1957 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 16 15/16 x 15 1/2 x 71 3/4 in. (43 x 39.4 x 182.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 52.127a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.127a-b_PS9.jpg)

Coffin and Cover of Princess Mayet

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2008-1957 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 16 15/16 x 15 1/2 x 71 3/4 in. (43 x 39.4 x 182.2 cm)



Accession Number: 52.127a-b

Image: 52.127a-b_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden coffin (A) and cover (B) of the Princess Mayet. Rectangular shape, flat cover with single line of painted inscription down center. Single line of painted (blue-green) inscription around upper sides of box. Pair of magical eyes painted at end on one long side. Four struts across base. Condition: Intact: Cover slightly warped. Box split through center along all four sides, perhaps along original joinings.

Brooklyn Museum Logo