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Sarcophagus

1998.2250AB (RS24231)

Description

Plaster Egyptian sarcophagus; brown miniature case with hieroglyphic markings; form with face, head covering, body and feet.

Details

Maker
Milmore, Martin, 1844-1883 (Sculptor)
Date
ca. 1882
Inscriptions
Pencilled on inside of case: ""Martin Milmore--Sculptor/ Papyrus Club/ Ladies Night Dec. 9(?) 1882""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
plaster
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Funerary Objects
Descriptive terms
Container, Funerary
Egyptian (ancient)
Egyptian Revival
engraving (printing process)
miniatures (toys)
plaster
sarcophagi (coffins)
Sarcophagus
Dimensions
6 x 2 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2250AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18153

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