Foot from a Coffin

Egyptian, Thebes, Egypt, Africa

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Ramesside (1295-1070 BCE)

Soft wood; traces of red, green, and white paint, some possibly secondary

Overall: 6 11/16 x 2 9/16 x 1 3/4 in. (17 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Harold Goddard Rugg, Class of 1906

157.25.13957

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Funerary Equipment

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Collector’s label: "Foot of mummy case. From Tombs Near Thebes, Egypt; Feby 27 ‘67"

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

"Tombs near Thebes, Egypt, February 27, 1867"; acquired by Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957, Class of 1906), Hanover, New Hampshire, date unknown; given by his Estate to present collection, 1957.

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