Coffin of Tanakhtnettahat/Ta-Aset

Coffin Base of Tanakhtnettahat/Ta-Aset. Egyptian. Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1076-944 BC. Wood, pigment. Charlotte Lichirie Collection of Egyptian Art. Photo by Peter Harholdt.

For the ancient Egyptians, the coffin represented a microcosm of the universe. Hear an intimate conversation between Sandy Goldberg of Antenna Audio and Dr. Gay Robins, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor Emerita of Art History at Emory, in which they explore the imagery on the museum's coffin of Tanakhtnettahat.