The Arhenius Sarcophagus - Mougins Museum

Egypt

Discover the crypt and its treasures in Mougins

MACM’s Egyptian gallery, ‘The Crypt’, is evocative of the Egyptian underworld and appropriately subterranean in the manner of a tomb to accommodate artefacts of special association with the afterlife.

These include a splendid range of tomb reliefs, funerary masks and panels, smaller gods and goddesses in bronze and wood, culminating in a spectacular painted wooden sarcophagus.

The material represents the complete span of Egyptology, from the Old Kingdom (2686 BC - 2181 BC) to the Ptolemaic period (332 - 330 BC), complemented by neoclassical and modern drawings and paintings.

Gallery

A Selection of Pieces from the Collection