ANCIENT EGYPTIAN SARCOPHAGUS COFFIN FIGURINE w/MUMMY
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You are bidding 100% brand new Ancient Egyptian Statue/Figurine. This classic Egyptian museum reproduction figurine is a great piece of art work with superior quality! An affordable piece for home decor look just great on room for decor. This is an awesome gift to receive and to give and will be cherished for years to come. This Statue is hand painted and crafted with cold cast resin and you will sure be thrilled with its detail and concentration of each colors. For more collectibles of egyptian statues/sculpture or furniture, please visit our ebay store for more great collection!
A sarcophagus is a stone container for a coffin or body. The word comes from Greek "sarx" meaning "flesh", and "phagien" meaning "to eat", so sarcophagus means "eater of flesh". The 5th century BC Greek historian Herodotus noted that early sarcophagi (the plural) were carved from a special kind of rock that consumed the flesh of the corpse inside. In particular, coffins made of a limestone from Assus in the Troad known as lapis Assius had the property of consuming the bodies placed within them, and tfore was also called sarkophagos lithos (flesh-eating stone). All coffins made of limestone have this property to a greater or lesser degree, and