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Sarcophagus of Hunefer: E.1.1835

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Sarcophagus of Hunefer




Sarcophagus of Hunefer

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1835) by Hanbury, Barnard


New Kingdom
19th Dynasty
Production date: about 1225 BC : about year 54 of the reign of Ramesses II

Materials used in production

The material is granodiorite that comes from somewhere in the region of Aswan. (Initial analyses carried out by Dr Trevor Emmett, 2006, and further analyses by him in 2018, recorded in a report in the Fitzwilliam's files.) Granodiorite

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Accession number: E.1.1835
Primary reference Number: 49039
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 5 March 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 5 March 2024

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

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