Image: Ancient Egyptian coffin painted with winged serpent

Ancient Egyptian coffin painted with winged serpent

Part of a painted wooden mummy coffin from the Late Period (664-525 BCE).

On the right a winged serpent can be seen in front of three gods, one with the maat feather on its hawk head, another two bird headed and a third with no head only a maat feather. 

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