Amenhotep I & Anupet Inside the Merrin Sarcophagus
Sarcophagus (and Mummy) of Neshkons
Material: Painted Sycamore Fig Wood
Origin: Ancient Egypt (Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI)
Dated: c. 900–940 BCE
On the inside of the Merrin Gallery's coffin — where the deceased Neshkons lay — the top of the largest register features a falcon with outstretched wings, labeled iAt, or “sacred mound”.
Acquired by Samuel Merrin and Moshe Bronstein of the Merrin Gallery.