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Cartonnage mummy case of Nakhtefmut: E.64.1896

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Cartonnage mummy case of Nakhtefmut




Coffin, of a priest in Karnak, Nakhtefmut. The mummy case is a moulded, hollow shell, with a slit up the back. After the mummy was inserted, the slit was laced together and a board inserted under the feet.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 33 cm
Height: 177.5 cm
Width: 44 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1896) by the Egyptian Research Account


Twenty-second Dynasty
Third Intermediate period
-0924 - -0889

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.64.1896
Primary reference Number: 49494
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 9 February 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 15 February 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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