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Coffin of Wedjarenes (spelled Wedjaresen)

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Date:
664–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri
Medium:
Wood, gesso, paint
Dimensions:
L. 190 cm (74 13/16 in.); W. 58 cm (22 13/16 in.); D. 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
O.C.22a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 126
In the Museum from an uncertain date before the establishment of the Egyptian Art Department in 1906. Perhaps part of the 1886 purchase from Gaston Maspero, Egyptian Antqiuties Service, Cairo.

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