Thursday, April 2, 2009

Third Intermediate Period Coffin Seized in Miami

A Third Intermediate Coffin belonging to the 21st Dynasty Pharaoh Ames has been confiscated in Miami ("Egypt wants a 3,000-year-old coffin back from US", AP March 22, 2009). Zahi Hawass claims that the wooden coffin was removed from Egypt in 1884.

The coffin arrived in the USA from Spain.

1 comment:

tim said...


There is nothing about this coffin that says that it is royal. There is no uraeus no beard and the quality of coffin is poor. Regardless if it is stolen it should be returned,


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