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Sarcophagus of Henuttawy: coffins and mummy's wrapping

Egyptian civilisation
Egypt, 950–900 BCE
Painted wood, stuccoed and painted cloth
Louvre Abu Dhabi
LAD 2014.023.001| 163 x 38 x 31 cm


To ensure her survival in the afterlife, Henuttawy, the daughter of Pharaoh Shoshenq, was buried in an exceptional set of sarcophagi. The inscriptions, gilded mask and rich, painted decorations all served to heighten the physical and symbolical protection of the princess.

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See the details and learn the stories of our masterpieces

VISUAL STORY

A visual demonstration.
Highlighting iconographic features of the masterpiece.

LISTEN

Hear about the in-depth story of Princess Henuttawy


ACTIVITiES

SIMPLE AND EASY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN
Designed for children and families, download these interactive activities to enjoy from the comfort of your home

Henuttawy Colouring Page
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ACTIVITY
ACTIVITY
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