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Coffin: E.1.1822.a

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Outer coffin of 'Chief of scribes of the temple of Amun Re, Nespawershefyt'. Painted in 'yellow coffin' style, elaborately decorated with religious scenes and bands of text.

Measurements and weight

Length: 206 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1822) by Hanbury, Barnard Waddington, George

Dating

Third Intermediate period
Production date: about 1000 BC

Materials used in production

Wood

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Accession number: E.1.1822.a
Primary reference Number: 226231
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Created: Thursday 10 January 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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