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Coffin: E.14.1926.1.3

Object information


One of seventy five fragments of a Qersu coffin from Tomb 840 at Abydos. Texts are cut into the wood and filled with white paste or Egyptian blue.
Coffin belonged to Irethereru, governor of Abydos, overseer of priests of Osiris at Abydos and a priest of Hathor.

Legal notes

Given by the British School of Archaeology

Find spot

  • Abydos Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1926) by British School of Archaeology


Late Period
-745 - -650

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.14.1926.1.3
Primary reference Number: 215594
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Audit data

Created: Friday 17 February 2017 Updated: Monday 20 February 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 27 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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