266, G. (N. E.) MINIATURE GOLD COFFIN
In N. E. receptacle (i.e. the hollow which takes the place of the NEITH, DUA-MUTEF
Max. L. 39 cents.
Was tied with a piece of twisted linen at the neck and ankles.
Was wrapped in linen; stood upright, facing west.
Unguent poured over it.
Beaten gold, inlaid with coloured glass and carnelian - the glass being of lapis lazuli and
turquoise colour; the carnelian is clear in colour and has a red pigment - to enrich its colour.
Headdress of nemes form; Nekhebet & Buto insignia on forehead; beard; the crozier-sceptre &
flagellum in hands; two small bead necklaces and usekh-collar round throat & over chest; the
upper part of the body enclasped the wings of the Nekhebet and Buto vulture, the bodies of the
birds being on the lower sides of the coffin; the rest of the decoration being feathered (Rishi)
An inscription down the front of the coffin ending at the toes (see copy attached)