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Red granite sarcophagus with separate cover. No inscription. Facade panelling around all exterior surfaces of box. Upright, running full width at each end of cover, each with two drill holes. Cover undecorated and perhaps unfinished. Rebate on under-side of cover. Probably belonging to prince Akhet-hotep. Condition: Three corners of box chipped. Scattered chips along base. Lower edge of cover chipped. General condition excellent. Very slight remains of paint along upper borders of box. [Brooklyn Museum catalogue description]


  • ID
  • Department
    Brooklyn Museum of Art
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 7650, shaft C
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Overall: Length 236.9 cm; Width 130.2; Height 104.1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Brooklyn Museum of Art
  • Object Ownership Information
    Brooklyn Museum of Art
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Notes
    Pruchased from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund.
  • Remarks
    Dimensions of record, Brooklyn Museum of Art: "51 1/4 x 93 1/4 x 41 in. (130.2 x 236.9 x 104.1 cm) Cavity: 27 3/16 × 23 13/16 × 3/4 in. (69 × 60.5 cm, 0.019 m)"

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7650

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery