<em>Shabti Coffin of Iuy</em>, ca. 1539-1400 B.C.E. Limestone, Dimensions of Closed Coffin: 7 x 7 x 15 1/4 in. (17.8 x 17.8 x 38.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.128E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.128E_closed_PS2.jpg)

Shabti Coffin of Iuy

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Dimensions of Closed Coffin: 7 x 7 x 15 1/4 in. (17.8 x 17.8 x 38.7 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.128E

Image: 37.128E_closed_PS2.jpg,closed

Catalogue Description:
Model limestone sarcophagus inscribed for a lady named Iwy. The sarcophagus, which is anthropoid and mummiform, was made to house a mummiform ushabti (37. 129E) belonging to the same lady. The face is framed by a heavy tripartite wig and a broad collar. Below the collar is a figure of Nut surmounting a column of text. On the sides of the body of the sarcophagus are vertical black lines dividing the sides into parallels. Condition: Coffin is chipped on the lower right hand corner of the body and there is also a large chip in the right side. Some structural decay has caused losses from the right side of the lid. Several cracks appear in both body and lid.

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