Ancient Egyptian Wood Rare Sarcophagus Cover - for the Lady Neith-Em-Has Daughter of Psammetique or Psamtik 26th Dynasty - 155×45 cm - (1)

Description
Ancient Egyptian Wood Rare Sarcophagus Cover - for the Lady Neith-Em-Has Daughter of Psammetique or Psamtik 26th Dynasty - 155×45 cm - (1)
526 v. Chr. - Germany

Rare sarcophagus - cover of the Saitic rule in Egypt.
26th Dynasty, 526 BC under Psammeticus III. (Psammetichus III.)
Beautifully finished head, including neck and ring collar with lotus flowers.
In the middle the winged Isis. She wears the red sun of the sun god Re, her wings spread protectively. At the flanks the 4 sons of Horus.
Left: Kebechsenuef, including Hapi
Right: Amset, including Duamutef
The inscription in the middle reads:
'“The Lady, Neith - m - Hat”, “Daughter of Psammeticus''.
Expertise from Egyptologist J.L. Despras / Paris, from 1976, is available (Galerie Orient-Occident - Paris) with translation!
It is probably a daughter of Psammeticus III, who was not mentioned by name. Or by a man bearing the Basilophore name of the Pharaoh at that time. The sarcophagus is 155 cm long and 45 cm wide, so it must be assumed that the deceased person was still in adolescence.

Possibly from Akhmin (Depras thought so)

The coffin has been stabilised at the back, and is in complete condition.
The polychromy is still well preserved in the colours red, light-blue and black.
The sarcophagus is from the collection M. Claude F.A. Schaeffer / Paris
(1898 - 1982), afterwards privately acquired!

THIS LOT CANNOT BE sent out of Europe, due to the more fragile nature of the object, it would badly suffer.


Rare sarcophagus - lid of the Saitic rule in Egypt
26th Dynasty, 526 B C, under Psammeticus III (Psammetichus III.)
Beautifully defined head, including neck and ring collar with lotus flowers.
In the middle the winged Isis. She wears the red sun of the sun god Re, the wings are spread protectively. Underneath are the 4 sons of Horus
Left: Kebechsenuef, below Hapi
Right: Amset, below Duamutef
The inscription in the middle reads:
“The Lady, Neith - m - Hat”, “Daughter of Psammeticus''.
An expertise by Egyptologist J.L. Despras / Paris, from 1976, is available (Galerie Orient-Occident - Paris) with translation!
It is probably the historically unnamed daughter of Psammeticus III. Or from a man, who would have the Basilophore name of the ruler. The sarcophagus is 155 cm long and 45 cm wide, so it must be assumed that the dead person was still in his/her teens.

Possibly from Akhmin (Depras thought so)

The coffin has been stabilised in the rear area, and is in complete condition.
The polychromy is still well preserved in the colours red, light-blue and black.
The sarcophagus comes from the collection of M. Claude F.A. Schaeffer / Paris
(1898 - 1982), then privately acquired there!

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THIS LOT CANNOT BE sent out of Europe, due to the more fragile nature of the object, it would badly suffer.

Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Wood
Number of objects
1
Object
Rare Sarcophagus Cover - for the Lady Neith-Em-Has Daughter of Psammetique or Psamtik 26th Dynasty
Dimensions
155×45 cm
Century/ Timeframe
526 v. Chr.
Origin
Germany
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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