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Detail from the Funerary Sarcophagus of the Lady Aset

Detail from the Funerary Sarcophagus of the Lady Aset

Detail of the inner sarcophagus of the Lady Aset or Isis, wife of craftsman Khabakhent who was son of Sennedjem. She was buried in two wooden coffins which were found in Sennedjem's tomb, TT 1 at Dayr al-Madina at Luxor. The inner anthropoid coffin was painted in vivid colors and shows the features of the deceased lady. The detail of the decoration shows Aset's hand with a beautiful ring on her finger. Lotus flowers, symbolizing rebirth, are depicted around the figure.
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42-23772767
Date Photographed:
February 1, 2009
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© Sandro Vannini/Corbis
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Eureka
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119 MB - 5588px × 7450px • 18.00in. × 24.00in @ 300 ppi
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