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Coffin: E.2.b1.1869

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19




Inner coffin box of Pakepu, a water pourer (wAH-mw) on the West of Thebes.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1869) by Edward (VII), Prince of Wales


Kushite-Late Period
Twenty-fifth Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Circa -680 - Circa -664

Components of the work

Outer Coffin Length 209 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.2.b1.1869
Primary reference Number: 215675
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Created: Tuesday 28 February 2017 Updated: Thursday 18 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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