The outer coffin of Peduamun,sailor of the bark of Amun, chief of navigation of the barque of Amun, son of Taditanebthenen and Thatienwenzu. Beneath the pectoral on the coffin are depictions of the hippocampus or seahorse, the figure of Isis kneels before one and Nephthys before the other. Underneath this is a deep horizontal band depicting the weighing of the dead man's heart before Osiris, accompanied by Anubis, Maat and Thoth. On the lower half of the coffin are twenty-five vertical columns of text, extracted from Chapter 125 of the Book of the Dead, the 'Negative Confession'. The interior of the lower half of the coffin is also decorated, at the head end is the figure of a kneeling god, supporting the solar barque, on either side is the udjat-eye. Underneath are two Ba-birds facing inwards with arms outstretched to a solar disk, which rests on a pair of horns. The horns are at the top of a large djed-pillar which extends the length of the coffin and holds the crook and flail. The sides are decorated with various deities.
|LIVERPOOL MUSEUM [03/061] LIVERPOOL
|GOVERNORATE OF LUXOR
|COFFIN/SARCOPHAGUS OF HUMANS
|WOOD; GESSO; SYCAMORE