Sarcophagus of Dagi decorated with paintings and reliefs

Artefact Details

Gallery number: 26 – Ground Floor

Period: Middle Kingdom

Dynasty: 11th Dynasty (ca. 2125–1985 BC)

Place of discovery: Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, TT103 Dagi

Size: Height: 110 cm, width: 126 cm, Length: 292cm

Material: Painted Limestone

Rectangular sarcophagus of Governer of the Town and Vizier Dagi. There is one line of funerary inscription that goes around all sides of the exterior of the box. One of the long sides is decorated with a pair of wedjat eyes. The interior of the sarcophagus is adorned with images of funerary equipment, painted in color, along with hieroglyphic inscriptions in black.