Sarcophagus

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

Date

ca. 1882

GUSN

GUSN-18153

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
sarcophagi (coffins)
engraving (printing process)
plaster
Egyptian (ancient)
Egyptian Revival
Container, Funerary
Sarcophagus
Sarcophagus

Inscription

Pencilled on inside of case: ""Martin Milmore--Sculptor/ Papyrus Club/ Ladies Night Dec. 9(?) 1882""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Milmore, Martin, 1844-1883 (Sculptor)

Dimensions

6 x 2 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2250AB