<em>Image of a Ba-bird on a Footpiece from a Coffin</em>, ca. 945-712 B.C.E. Wood, gesso, pigment, 11 x 12 5/8 x 5 5/8 in., 5 lb. (28 x 32.1 x 14.3 cm, 2.27kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 75.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.27_front_PS2.jpg)

Image of a Ba-bird on a Footpiece from a Coffin

Medium: Wood, gesso, pigment

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Dates:ca. 945-712 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11 x 12 5/8 x 5 5/8 in., 5 lb. (28 x 32.1 x 14.3 cm, 2.27kg)

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Accession Number: 75.27

Image: 75.27_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One semi-circular segment from a wooden coffin. Stuccoed and brightly painted. On inner surface a well preserved representation of a human faced Ba Bird with outstretched wings. On back surface, which is less well preserved, a “blood of Isis knot” centrally placed and flanked by representations of seated of seated gods enclosed in architectural elements geometrically rendered. Two holes on each end side for attachment and two holes in bottom end. Condition: Many areas of paint are delicate. Paint color well preserved and covered on several small areas with varnish.

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