Nakht Coffin and Skeleton

Based on its size, this coffin would have been intended for a child. However, it actually contained the skeleton of an adult man, which suggests he was reburied. 

The coffin dates from the Middle Kingdom, 12th dynasty and is painted to resemble the walls of a mud brick palace. The eyes on the left side are to allow the deceased to be reborn daily by watching the rising sun, while the bands of hieroglyphs identify the coffin as being for a man called Nakht.​
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