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Item:382643109118ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES Egypt Tutankhamen Third Set, Hand made of wood Coffin sarcophagus With Mummy Statue 9" EGYPT BC Description: COFFIN sarcophagus Tutankhamen COFFIN Tutankhamen A sarcophagus(plural,sarcophagus ) is a box-like funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly hand made carved in special wood and usually displayed above ground, though it may also be buried. The word "sarcophagus" comes from the Greek σάρξ sarx meaning "flesh", and φαγεῖν phagein meaning "to eat", hence sarcophagus means "flesh-eating"; from the phrase lithos sarkophagos (λίθος σαρκοφάγος). Since lithos is Greek for "wood", lithos sarcophagus means "flesh-eating stone". The word also came to refer to a particular kind of limestone that was thought to rapidly facilitate the decomposition of the flesh of corpses contained within it .COFFIN SARCOPHAGUS Mummy cases were New Kingdom boxes that fit between the mummy and the coffin. They were made in two styles: a box and lid like a coffin, or a box with doors in the back that laced closed. Mummy cases were made of special wood , heavy wood material . the case to be molded closely to the outline of the mummy; it was also a wonderful material to paint on. Mummy cases were elaborately decorated with a variety of religious elementsOur Guarantee That the Item Will Delivered to You As Shown in Pictures Therefore we recommend that you see the picture well and then take your decision and take your responsibility. Height: 6.cm / 2.6 inchWeight 818grams Width: 7.cm / 4.33 inchLength: 22.5.cm / 9 inchPayment: We Accept PayPal.Shipment: by EMS Carrier -12 Days with track number.Condition: Good Condition As shown in pictures / Wrapped In LinenProvenance: special hand made design special wood in the Desert of the Egyptian City of LuxorReturns: we refund you money after you return the piece.Material:Wood
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