Ancient Egypt - Ptolemaic Period
Elaborate mummy form on the lid, wearing a headdress with an incised beetle and a chin beard.
Incised hieroglyphs and symbols on the surface including a kneeling winged Isis - Protective Goddess who used magic spells to help people in need, the wife of Osiris and the mother of Horus, near the waist. A beetle near the feet and a cartouche on each side.
The bottom of the coffin has incised figures, hieroglyphs and symbols including birds and an Eye of Horus - the symbol of protection.
Coffin contains a terracotta Ushabti with incised hieroglyphs including an Ankh and an Eye of Horus.