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Coffin: E.1.1822.b

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Current Location: Gallery 19




Inner 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.

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Length: 190 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Third Intermediate period
Production date: 1000 BC

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Accession number: E.1.1822.b
Primary reference Number: 226232
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Created: Thursday 10 January 2019 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 4 June 2024

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

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