The Coffins of the Priests of Amun. Egyptian Coffins From the 21st Dynasty in the Collection of the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden

The Coffins of the Priests of Amun. Egyptian Coffins From the 21st Dynasty in the Collection of the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden

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Ancient Egyptian coffins provided a shell to protect the deceased both magically and physically. They guaranteed an important requirement for eternal life: an intact body. Not everybody could afford richly decorated wooden coffins. As commodities, coffins also pl ayed a vital role in the daily life of the living and marked their owner's taste and status. Coffin history is an ongoing process and does not end with the ancient burial. The coffins that were discovered and shipped to museums have become part of the National heritages. The Vatican Coffin Project is the first international research p.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Sidestone Press :, Sidestone Press,, 2017
ISBN: 9789088904943
9088904944
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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