| Mummy in Woden Coffin |
|Date(s)||332 B.C -395 A.D, Graeco- Roman era|
|Site||Deir al-Banat region|
|Location||Atsa City, Fayoum, Egypt.|
The mummy lived during the Graeco-Roman era, which was from 332 B.C to 395 A.D.
The mummy was found in good condition, wrapped in linen cloths. There was a blue and gold mask placed on the mummy, the mask was decorated to resemble the god Khaiber. The coffin that the mummy was found in was wooden and had drawings of the goddess Isis on its chest.
The Mummy was discovered on November 14th, 2017. The Mummy was found by Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which was lead by Professor Galina Belova. The coffin was cracked when found and therefore was in poor condition, however after being discovered, the coffin has been restored.
Wooden coffin with mummy dating Greco-Roman Period unearthed. (2017, November, 14). Egypt Today. Retrieved from http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/32500/Wooden-coffin-with-mummy-dating-Greco-Roman-Period-unearthed
Xin, Z. (2017, November 15). Mummy dating back to Graeco-Roman era unearthed southern Egypt's Cairo. Xinhuanet. Retrieved from http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136752659.htm