oWhat scene is depicted on top of the coffin?
Observe the faces of this couple reclining over the top of their sarcophagus. They will probably remind you the Greek Archaic Kouros and Kore. Indeed they were rendered about the same time and during the severe stylein Greek sculpture. But do the spouses look ‘severe’ to you? Not really, right?
PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONSHouses of the Dead in a City of the Dead Dead were not buried within the city, but placed in a similar layout (home, furnishings) as what they lived in. Burial chambers were multichambered tombs cut out of limestone. The temples no longer stand because they were made of wood and mud brick.