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Granite sarcophagus lid of Ramesses III


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Granite sarcophagus lid of Ramesses III




funerary equipment


sarcophagus lid


sarcophagus lid of Ramesses III

Field Collection

Thebes, West Bank


depth 0.83 m
height 3.05 m
width 1.52 m
weight 7 ton


New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty


1200 B.C.


given: Belzoni, G. 1823 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. Budge, E.A. Wallis
    (1893) Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1893) [page: ]
    [comments: no. 1]
  2. Repairs for a Granite Tomb [page: ]
    Source title: Stone Industries (May/June 1968)
    [comments: ]
  3. Cory, Isaac Preston
    Egyptian Antiquities [page: 407]
    Source title: The Cambridge Portfolio (
    [comments: ]
  4. Treasures of the Fitzwillam Museum [page: 187]
    [comments: ]
  5. (1995) [page: ]
    [comments: no.39, p.89]
  6. Manniche, L.
    (1994) L'art Egyptien : Flammarion (1994) : Flammarion [page: 233]
    [comments: with plate]
  7. Mysliwiec, K.
    (1976) Le portrait royal dans le bas-relief du Nouvel Empire , Warsaw : Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe (1976) Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe [page: ]
    [comments: p.158, Pl. CXXX, Fig.288]
  8. Birch, S.
    (1876) Remarks upon the cover of the Granite Sarcophagus of Rameses III in the Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1876) Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: ]
    Source title: Proceedings and Communications of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society (
    [comments: p.158, Pl. CXXX, Fig.288]
  9. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    Burney, Ethel W.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.1, The Theban necropolis. Pt.2, Royal tombs and smaller cemeteries [page: 526]
    [comments: 2nd edition]
  10. Dodson, A.
    (1986) Was the sarcophagus of Ramesses III begun for Sethos II? (1986)
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (
    [comments: 2nd edition]
  11. Delange, Elisabeth
    (1990) Les sarcophages : Musée du Louvre Éditions (1990) : Musée du Louvre Éditions

Accession Number

E.1.1823 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49037; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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