Two Wooden Sarcophagus Panels with Gods and Funerary Scenes

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Ptolemaic period, 332-30 B.C.
Material: Wood
Dimensions: each 103 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1125
Provenance: Belgian private collection, acquired on 4 July 1972 at gallery Carrefour. Accompanied by the original handwritten expertise by the owner Pierre Vérité.
Condition: Fragment with abundant painting in original color!
Description: Two belonging sarcophagus panels with rich, polychrome painting. On the top lotus blossoms, followed by a broad collar. Below deities of the divine tribunal, seated on a scarab holding a sun disk (representation of god Khepri). Below left and right two Horus eyes and the winged goddess Maat, whose feather is weighed against the heart of the deceased. The following image area depicts in detail the mummification by the jackal-headed god Anubis, as well as a procession of the dead led by Anubis. The lower section is decorated with high red lotus flowers and three columns of hieroglyphs. Mounted.