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Maker(s) &
Production:

, Egypt

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

coffin

Date:

1000 B.C.

Period:

Third Intermediate period

Description:

coffins (2) and mummy board, of 'Chief of scribes of the temple of Amun Re, Nespawershefyt'. Painted in 'yellow coffin' style, elaborately decorated with religious scenes and bands of text.

Find Spot:

Thebes

Material:

wood

Dimension(s):

depth, 49, cm
width, 60, cm
length, 206, cm
length, 190, cm
length, mummy board, 179, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1822; Hanbury, Barnard, Waddington, George

Exhibition(s):

Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt. 2016-02-23 - 2016-05-22
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 26

Documentation:

Niwinski, A.. 1988. 21st Dynasty coffins from Thebes. Chronological and typological studies.p. 133-34
no.156

Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
3

Vassilika, Eleni. 1995. Egyptian Art [1995].
no.41, p.90-1

Rundle-Clark. Myth and Symbol.
pl. 18

Porter, Bertha. Moss, Rosalind L. B.. Burney, Ethel W.. Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.1, The Theban necropolis. Part 1, Private tombs.p. 824
2nd edition

Strudwick, Helen Martha. Dawson, Julie. 2016. Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt.London: D. Giles Limitedp. 182-189, #26

Accession:

Object Number: E.1.1822
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49036; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2016-06-17)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49036





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