An Important Egyptian Polychrome Wood Inner Sarcophagus of Patjay

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of Patjay, “Chantress of Amun, Mistress of the House”

Mask, hands and a panel featuring a Winged Goddess above a hieroglyphic inscription. Her wig adorned with the Khepri beetle

 

Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXII, circa 943-716 BC

Mask: 33 ht x 31 w x 18.8 cm (13 x 12 ¼ x 7 ½”) 

Panel: 115 x 46.5 cm (45 ¼ x 18 ¼”)

 

Private EU collection, prior to 1983. 

Permanent French passport 092399, 25 May 2007. 

American import documents, 23 November 2007. 

 

 

(#5442)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October 2017) (2017) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVI (New York, 2017) inside cover, pp. 6-7

 

 

 

Comparanda:

Pierre Berge; Archeologie (Paris, 11.29.2014) lot.70

 

Dodson, A & B. Manley; Life Everlasting. National Museums of Scotaland Collection of Ancient Coffins (Scotland, 2010) p.56-57, no,14. Inv. no. V.2007.278.2