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Brooklyn Museum, Coffin of the Lady of the House, Weretwahset, Reinscribed for Bensuipet Containing Face Mask, Openwork Body Covering, and Mummy, 37.47Ea-d

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Brooklyn Museum

Accession Number:         37.47Ea-d


Title:                                Coffin of the Lady of the House, Weretwahset, Reinscribed for Bensuipet   

                                        Containing Face Mask and Openwork Body Covering and Mummy


Date:                               ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E.
37 47Ea-b PS1


Period:                            New Kingdom 


Dynasty:                         early XIX Dynasty


Place collected:              Deir el-Medineh, Thebes, Egypt, Africa

Medium:                         Wood, painted (fragments a, b);

Cartonnage, wood (fragment c; cartonnage

                                       (fragment d)

Dimensions:                   37.47Ea-b Box with Lid in place: 25 3/8 x 19 11/16

x 76 3/16 in. (64.5 x 50 x 193.5 cm)

                                       37.47Ea Coffin Box: 11 3/4 x 19 11/16 x 73 3/4 in., 70 lb.

                                       (29.8 x 50 x 187.3 cm, 31.8kg)

                                       37.47Eb Coffin Lid: 14 3/16 x 19 11/16 x 76 3/16 in., 50 lb.

                                       36 x 50 x 193.5 cm, 22.7kg)

                                       37.47Ec Mask: 7 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 24 7/16 in. (18.4 x 36.2 x 62 cm)

                                       37.47Ed Body Covering: 7 1/2 x 14 3/16 x 46 3/4 in. (19.1 x 36 x 118.7 cm)

Credit Line:                     Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund


Open Collections Reference Page:

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/116784/Coffin_of_the_Lady_of_the_House_Weretwahset_Reinscribed_for_Bensuipet_Containing_Face_Mask_and_Openwork_Body_Covering/image/27635/image



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