Silver Coffin of Psuesennes I
Cairo Museum
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. . . . .Psuesennes I was pharaoh during Egypt's 21st Dynasty. Silver was rare in ancient Egypt, more precious than gold. This silver coffin, inlaid with gold, represents a vast amount of wealth during a time at which the empire was in decline.

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