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Coffin element: E.GA.2911.1943

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Description

Apis bull, painted on board; foot board from a cartonnage coffin

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.2 cm
Thickness: 1.8 cm
Width: 31.7 cm

Relative size of this object

31.7 cm21.2 cm1.8 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Dating

25th dynasty-26th dynasty
-745 - -655

Materials used in production

Wood

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.2911.1943
Primary reference Number: 57339
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 April 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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