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AIDAIC_.1910.238}~
OTYDecorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects}~
CLG}~
CLTMummy Goods}~
OTG}~
OTNMummy Case of Paankhenamun}~
OTTpreferred}~
METH.:170.2 cm (67 in.); W.:43.2 cm (17 in.); D.:31.7 cm (12-1/2 in.)}~
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OMDCartonnage (gum, linen and papyrus), gold leaf and pigment on a metal mount}~
OMTCartonnage}~
OMMgum}~
OMMlinen}~
OMMpapyrus}~
OMMgold leaf}~
OMMpigment}~
OMSmetal mount}~
OINThe hieroglyphic text above Horus reads: A royal offering of Osiris, presider over the West, the great god, lord of Abydos, Wennofer, ruler of Eternity. Utterance by Horus, the son of Osiris, the great god, lord of the sky; may he give a mortuary offering of food and viands, oxen and geese, incense, clothing and every good and true thing for Osiris, the doorkeeper of the estate of Amun, Paankhenamun, deceased, son of Ainka, the doorkeeper of the estate of Amun, deceased, son of Ankhefenkhonsu. Paankhenamun means "the one who lives for Amun". Khamaat means "The one who arises in Truth". Other identifying hieroglyphs elsewhere on the case.}~
OCHExcellent condition. Areas with decoration have been varnished and have yellowed due to aging. Vertical crack center right side (8-1/2 in.).}~
OTHFootboard reattached in 1994.}~
CRG}~
CRTEgyptian}~
CRHUnknown}~
CRCEgyptian}~
CDTAncient Egypt Africa, North Africa, Egypt}~
CAPAfrica, North Africa, Egypt}~
OCG}~
OCTThird Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22 (c. 945 - 715 B.C.)}~
OCS-09450101}~
OCE-07151231}~
OCPEurope, Greece Central Greece and Euboea, Boeotia department, Thebes}~
SUG}~
SUPAnthropoid coffin made for Paankhenamun, a doorkeeper of the estate of Amunin Thebes. The case is decorated with a variety of images associated with rebirth. The central scene depicts the presentation of the deceased by the falcon-headed deity Horus to Osiris, main deity of the afterlife. Decoration on the mummy case: 1. Top register (head to middle of case). (Neck area): Maat with a phoenix bird. "Broad collars": layers of floral necklaces. Beetle with hawk head below the sun disk; wings of Nut. Under beetle: Shen: hieroglyph for "eternity." 2. Middle top register: Scene of Paankhenamum with the gods. Proper left: Paankhenamum with a cone of scented fat on his wig, is ledinto the presence of the gods. Next to Paankhenamum: The hawk-headed god, Horus, Son of Osiris. Center figure holding staff: The god Osiris. Next to Osiris: Isis, the sister of Osiris. Proper far right: Nephthys, sister of Osiris. Center: The Four Sons of Horus. 3. Middle lower register. The geographic symbol of the city of Abydos. Proper left: Winged deity, Hathor. Proper right: Winged deity, Maat. Rams on a standard. Under left ram: A (mummy/tekenu ?) bundle on a standard. Under right ram: Double plumed headdress. 4. Bottom Register. Center: Djed pillar. Facing pillar: Falcon gods, "The Behdite, Lord of Heaven." Under wings: Eyes of Horus. 5. Foot register. Center: Winged scarab. Eyes of Horus. Above beetle: Shen: hieroglyph for "eternity." Above wings: Demons who live in the underworld. 6. The back of the coffin: single large djed pillar. On either side, belowits elbows: hieroglyphs for "The West."}~
CXG}~
CXDEgyptian, probably from Thebes. The coffin belonged to a man named Paankhenamun, whose name translates as "He Lives for Amun" Paankhenamun was the doorkeeper of the temple of the god Amun, a position he inherited from his father. X-rays reveal that he was approximately 5' 6" tall, and died in middle age. Cartonnage cases were popular at the time that Paankhenamun was buried. After mummification, the wrapped body was inserted into the case through the back. The back was then laced up, a footboard was added, and the case was painted. Cartonnage cases were normally placed inside one or more nested wooden coffins that were also decorated.}~ OEHAIC, Permanent Ancient Art Galleries, 1994 - present}~
OEHAIC, Periodic exhibition from 1911-1994}~
OEHAIC, Henry Crown Gallery in 1960s - 1970s}~
OEHAIC, Egyptian Gallery #1, circa 1956}~
OEHAIC, Egyptian Gallery # 10, circa 1935}~
OEHAIC, Egyptian Gallery #9 and 10, circa 1923}~
OONThe Art Institute of Chicago}~
OOPChicago, Illinois, USA}~
OOA1910.238}~
OOCThe Art Institute of Chicago, William Moses Willner Fund}~
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RIDFull view}~
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RIDDetail of top of head}~
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RIDX-ray}~
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RDD<i>Cleopatra: A Multi-Media Guide to the Ancient World</i>, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1997}~
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RDG}~
RDD<i>The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies</i>, 1994, Volume 20, No. 1, pp. 22-25}~
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RDG}~
RDD<i>A Guide to the Collection</i>, Art Institute of Chicago, 1994}~
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RDG}~
RDD<i>Minerva</i>, May/June 1994, Vol. 5, No. 3}~
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RDG}~
RDD<i>The Essential Guide: Art Institute of Chicago</i>, 1993}~
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RDG}~
RDDAllen, <i>A Handbook of the Egyptian Collection</i>, 1924, pp. 7, 12, 13 (ill.), 14-16, 19n, 69, and 124}~
RDRIsReferencedBy}~
AVD1998.04.30}~
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