- Museum number
Base and lid of the anthropoid outer coffin of Hornedjitef, son of Nekhthorheb, who held a large number of priestly offices, made of sycomore fig wood, stained black, eyes gilded, lid is inscribed with texts from the Book of the Dead with a representation, in central panel, of Isis and Nephthys shown mourning over the deceased, interior of the base is decorated with a standing figure of Nut.
Length: 233 centimetres
Width: 96 centimetres
- Curator's comments
In set with .6678. Mummy is 6679.
S. Walker and M. Bierbrier, Fayum. Misteriosi volti dall'Egitto, London 1997, p. 58 ;
PM I Part 2: p.623;
N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, pp. 294-7.
Walker and Bierbrier, Ancient Faces, 29-30
- On display (G62/dc20)
- Exhibition history
1997 22 Oct-1998 30 Apr, Italy, Rome, Fondaione Memmo, Ancient Faces
- Associated titles
Inscription from: Book of the Dead
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: BS.6677 (Birch Slip Number)