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Coffin: E.64.1896

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Description

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

Relative size of this object

44 cm1.8 m33 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • Ramesseum

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Twenty-second Dynasty
Third Intermediate period
-924 - 890 -889

Materials used in production

Cartonnage

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.64.1896
Primary reference Number: 49494
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Coffin" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49494 Accessed: 2021-12-06 12:29:06

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