Rishi coffin

Sycomore wood, stucco, paint | 85.8in | c. 1640-1504 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Discovered in a tomb cut into the courtyard of a larger Middle Kingdom monument, this is an interesting example of a rishi> (feathered) coffin. As is the case on most coffins of this type, the crudely-carved and painted face of the deceased is shown ...
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