Mummy in Woden Coffin
Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) unknown
Age unknown
Sex unknown
Status unknown
Height unknown
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) 332 B.C -395 A.D, Graeco- Roman era
Site Deir al-Banat region
Current Location
Location Atsa City, Fayoum, Egypt.
Catalog #


The mummy lived during the Graeco-Roman era, which was from 332 B.C to 395 A.D.


The mummy was found in good condition, wrapped in linen cloths. There was a blue and gold mask placed on the mummy, the mask was decorated to resemble the god Khaiber. The coffin that the mummy was found in was wooden and had drawings of the goddess Isis on its chest.


The Mummy was discovered on November 14th, 2017. The Mummy was found by Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which was lead by Professor Galina Belova. The coffin was cracked when found and therefore was in poor condition, however after being discovered, the coffin has been restored.



External Links

Wooden coffin with mummy dating Greco-Roman Period unearthed. (2017, November, 14). Egypt Today. Retrieved from

Xin, Z. (2017, November 15). Mummy dating back to Graeco-Roman era unearthed southern Egypt's Cairo. Xinhuanet. Retrieved from

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