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Maker(s) &
Production:

, Egypt

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

coffin

Date:

circa 680 B.C. circa 664 B.C.
25th-26th dynasties

Period(s):

Kushite-Late Period; Twenty-fifth Dynasty; Twenty-sixth Dynasty

Description:

coffins, inner and outer, of Pakepu, a funerary cult priest (wAH-mw) at Thebes. Both coffins are simply and sparsely painted with religious scenes and bands of text.

Find Spot:

Uncertain, Egypt

Dimension:

length, outer coffin, 209, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1869; Edward (VII), Prince of Wales

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: 43

Documentation:

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. 673
2nd edition

Strudwick, Helen Martha. Dawson, Julie. 2016. Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt.London: D. Giles Limitedp. 216-221, #43

Birch, S.. Account of Coffins and Mummies Discovered in Egypt on the Occasion of the Visit of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales in 1868-9.
Source Title: Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature (of the United Kingdom) 10 ()

28 no. 3

Accession:

Object Number: E.2.1869
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49054; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2016-07-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49054