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Coffin: E.49.1926

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Description

Wooden face from a coffin made from a single piece of wood. The face is incomplete and there are sections missing from the proper left side. There are some remnants of paint on the surface. At the top of the face is a large dovetail used to attach the face to the wig. There is a concave recess on the reverse of the face. The border around this recess is coated in a layer of animal glue which contains fibres.

Measurements and weight

Length: 36 cm

Find spot

  • ? Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1926) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Dating

Eighteenth Dynasty
-1550 - -1295

Materials used in production

Wood

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.49.1926
Primary reference Number: 52410
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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