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Pa-debehu-Aset
Human Mummy
PadebehuAset
Biographical Information
Name(s) Pa-debehu-Aset
Age
Sex m
Status high
Height
Source
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) 332 BC-30 BC
Site unknown
Current Location
Location Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
Catalog # Marion Stratton Gould Fund, 2000.11.1
An official from the city of Asyut. The anthropoid coffin nested in the rectangular outer coffin, called a shrine coffin because it resembles the shrine of a god.

Mummification

Mummified by the standard practices of the era. Because of its shape, the anthropoid coffin could serve as a substitute body should Pa-debehu-Aset's mummy be destroyed.

Studies

The mummy has been lost only the coffins remain.

Additional

Found in a private collection, Lucerne, Switzerland; purchased from that owner by the family of Dr. Andre P. Lagneau, Neuchatel, Switzerland, ca. 1970; purchased from Dr. Lagneau by Francis Wilhelm, Geneva (dealer); purchased from him by Antiquarium, Ltd., New York (dealers); purchased from them by the Gallery, 2000

External Links

https://mag.rochester.edu/exhibitions/

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