DescriptionWooden Sarcophagus Fragment
Middle Kingdom, 12th dynasty, ca. 1891-1859 B.C.
13-3/4" x 3-3/4".
A cedar wood veneer fragment, probably from an interior lining of a large Egyptian sarcophagus having a partial inscription from the Book of the Dead, with one large partial character of the Uzat eye painted in black. Perforated with several small holes for attachment. Some loss to both ends and tight wood splits. Areas of modern glue residue on the reverse.
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