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Egyptian painted wooden coffin with eye panel

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An image of Funerary Equipment. Painted wooden coffin panels. Coffin, long side with eye panel. From the side of a box coffin, the eye-panels on the exterior of this type of coffin allow the deceased to see out of the coffin. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Beni Hasan; tomb 94. Painted wood, 1985- 1773 B.C. Twelfth Dynasty; Middle Kingdom.

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Funerary Equipment. Painted wooden coffin panels. Coffin, long side with eye panel. From the side of a box coffin, the eye-panels on the exterior of this type of coffin allow the deceased to see out of the coffin. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Beni Hasan; tomb 94. Painted wood, 1985- 1773 B.C. Twelfth Dynasty; Middle Kingdom.

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  • Accession Number: E.69.1903
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 460 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 122.38kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2006:05:12 19:57:54

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Ancient Egypt antiquity BC beni hasan coffin Egyptian Eye of Horus eyes Fitz_ANT funerary equipment hieroglyphics hieroglyphs Middle Kingdom painted wadjet eye wedjat eye wood wooden

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