Coffin of Teti

Wood (ficus sycomorus), paint, mortar, plaster, stucco | 72.4in | c. 1550-1458 B.C.

Unknown Artist

This coffin was discovered in one of the tombs in an area of western Thebes called Birabi, or lower Asasif. This area was used for burials until early Dynasty 18, when the site was covered in preparation for the construction of a valley temple at the...
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