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Cartonnage: E.GA.6548.1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Fragment of cartonnage from a mummy case, showing Osiris facing a uraeus; the bottom part of two vertical columns of texts is visible between their crowns


History note: Accessioned in 2017 during the Coffins project; other cartonnage objects from Gayer-Anderson (numbered IX 612 and IX 613 in his sequence) were acquired in 1943.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: <wsir> hqa Dt
  • Location: Centre at the top; left hand column
  • Method of creation: Painted hieroglyphs
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Htp n
  • Location: Centre at the top; right hand column
  • Method of creation: Painted hieroglyphs
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.6548.1943
Primary reference Number: 215740
IX 614
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Audit data

Created: Monday 8 May 2017 Updated: Thursday 14 December 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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