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Yuya mummy-shaped sarcophagus

Artefact Details

Gallery number: 30 – Upper Floor

Period: New Kingdom

Dynasty: 18th Dynasty – Reign of Amenhotep III (1387-1350 BC)

Place of discovery: Valley of the Kings – Thebes

Size: Height: 59 cm,  Length: 204 cm

Material: Wood, stucco, gold leaf, silver leaf, glass paste, alabaster, carnelian

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The wooden outer sarcophagus of Yuya, mummy-shape, is completely covered with a gold leaf and adorned with glass paste. Inside the sarcophagus, there were two Osiriform coffins with the mummy.