Art from Home: Stories of Cultural Connections
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Sarcophagus of Henuttawy: coffins and mummy's wrapping
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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SIMPLE AND EASY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN
Designed for children and families, download these interactive activities to enjoy from the comfort of your home