Inv. n°: MMoCA610

Sarcophagus of Djed-Hor-iuefankh

Wood polychrome gesso anthropoid coffin lid, featuring a Broad Collar, figurative scenes, and hieroglyphs linking the deceased priest Djed-Hor-iuefankh to the Afterlife.

h. 210 x w. 55 x d. 50 cm

Third Intermediate Period, 21st-22nd Dynasty, 1000 BC

Wood

Provenance

  • Kalebdjian Frères
  • Acquired from the above by the Brummer Gallery (existed in New York 1914 to 1949) on the advice of American art historian Harold Woodbury Parsons, New York, USA, 1935
  • Acquired from the above for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art by the William Rockhill Nelson Trust, Kensas City, Missouri, USA, 1936, Accession number 36.10
  • Acquired at Robert Haber and Associates, Inc., New York, USA, 8th December 2010

Publications

  • Pharaon magazine, le magazine de l'Egypte eternelle
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 41
  • M. Merrony, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, La Collection Famille Levett, France, 2012, p.26
  • Nice Matin, France, 27th October 2012, p. 3
  • Egypte Ancienne, France, May/June/July 2013, Numero 8, p. 68
  • La Semaine des Spectacles et des Loisirs, France, 4th September 2013, p. 9
  • So Cannes, France, Summer 2017, p.115
  • Gazette Drouot, France, 2017-09-29
  • Mougins Côte d’Azur nº2, 2017-2018, p. 45 & back cover

Exhibitions

  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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