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Part of Egyptian Art
Date: ca. 1000–945 B.C.Accession Number: 25.3.182a, b
Date: ca. 1050 B.C.Accession Number: 30.3.31
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.Accession Number: 86.1.10
Date: ca. 990–970 B.C.Accession Number: 25.3.6
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.Accession Number: 86.1.5c
Date: ca. 924–889 B.C.Accession Number: 28.3.35
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This gallery presents an outstanding collection of painted coffins from the so-called Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1070–712 B.C.) and Late Period (712–525 B.C.). Excavated by the Museum's archaeologists, these coffins come in sets, comprising an outer and inner coffin and a lid that covered the mummy. Religious scenes of unparalleled variety are painted on all surfaces.
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