7 December 2000
THE PROPERTY OF AN AUSTRALIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD PANEL FROM A SARCOPHAGUS
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI-XXV, 1070-712 B.C.
The exterior depicting a goddess accompanied by three columns of funerary texts, with a corresponding god and three columns of similar texts to the right, the interior with a depiction of a ba-bird with a solar-disk, flanked by two attendant baboons
10½ in. (26 cm) high
Private Collection, Perth, Australia
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For a similar example see no. 714 a-b, p. 334 in Berman, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Catalogue of Egyptian Art.
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