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Fragment of an Egyptian painted anthropoid coffin

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An image of Funerary Equipment/Coffin. Fragment of a painted anthropoid coffin. The inside is decorated with an image of a ba-bird and the outside is decorated with a text, which has been covered by a thick pitch-like substance. Production Place: Egypt. Painted wood, carved, height 27 cm, width 32 cm, circa 955-735 B.C. Third Intermediate period.

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Funerary Equipment/Coffin. Fragment of a painted anthropoid coffin. The inside is decorated with an image of a ba-bird and the outside is decorated with a text, which has been covered by a thick pitch-like substance. Production Place: Egypt. Painted wood, carved, height 27 cm, width 32 cm, circa 955-735 B.C. Third Intermediate period.

Image data

  • Accession Number: E.1.2004
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 881 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 158.90kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2006:04:27 17:56:08

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Ancient Egypt antiquity ba-birds BC birds carved coffin Egyptian Fitz_ANT fragment funerary equipment hieroglyphics hieroglyphs painted Third Intermediate Period wood wooden

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