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    Wooden Sarcophagus Fragment
    Egypt.
    Middle Kingdom, 12th dynasty, ca. 1891-1859 B.C.
    15-1/4" x 5-7/8".
    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 six characters painted in black, contained in a central register. Perforated with several small holes for attachment. Some loss to the midsection and tight wood splits. Areas of modern glue residue on the reverse.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
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