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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.177
Title
Painted Panel from Wooden Sarcophagus
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
2nd century CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Egypt (Ancient)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Egyptian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/167757
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood
Dimensions
24 x 40.4 x 3 cm (9 7/16 x 15 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Provenance
This object has been in the possession of Mr. Abraham for over five years.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Alexander Abraham
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.177
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Wooden panel over a foot in width, covered with gesso, with a figured scene of two seated deities, each facing a smaller standing figure. The upper border is stylized cobras, and there are sections of painted hieroglyphic writing.

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