<em>Small Coffin for a Mummified Shrew</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. (3.2 x 5.4 x 13.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.409E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.409E_glass_SL1.jpg)

Small Coffin for a Mummified Shrew

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. (3.2 x 5.4 x 13.5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.409E

Image: 37.409E_glass_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Part of a bronze coffin for a shrew. A horizontal rectnaglur box of bronze surmounted by a crudely modelled figure of a shrew. Broken off behind the animal but part of rear edge is preserved. Condition: Rear portion of coffin not preserved. large hole in right front edge. Black / green patina overall. Hollow cast in good condition. Figure atop added - solid cast.

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