- Museum number
Painted and gilded wooden anthropoid outer-coffin of Henutmehyt; inlaid eyes.
Height: 206 centimetres
Width: 59 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Published: Art and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt (Japan 1999-2000): No 123
PM I Part 2: p.828
Taylor in Davies, Colour and Painting, London 2001, p. 170, col. pl. 50 ;
N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, pp. 214-6.
Published: J. H. Taylor, 'The Burial Assemblage of Henutmehyt: Inventory, Date and Provenance' in W. V. Davies (ed), Studies in Egyptian Antiquities: A Tribute to T. G. H. James (BM Occasional Paper 123, 1999), 59-72.
- On display (G63/dc9)
- Exhibition history
1990 24 Mar-10 Jun, Australia, Canberra, National Gallery of Australia, Civilization: Ancient Treasures from the British Museum, cat. no.36
1990 28 Jun-23 Sep, Australia, Melbourne, Museum of Victoria, Civilization: Ancient Treasures from the British Museum, cat. no.36
1990 20 Oct-9 Dec, Japan, Tokyo, Setagaya Art Museum, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.78
1991 5 Jan-20 Feb, Japan, Yamaguchi, Prefectural Museum of Art, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.78
1991 9 Mar-7 May, Japan, Osaka, National Museum of Art, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.78
1997 13 Oct-1998 5 Jan, India, New Delhi, National Museum, The Enduring Image
1998 9 Feb-3 May, India, Mumbai, Sir Caswasjee Jahangir Hall, The Enduring Image
2010 4th Nov-2011 6th March, Round Reading Room BM, Book of the Dead
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number