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Maker(s) &
Production:

, Egypt

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

coffin

Date:

924 B.C. 889 B.C.

Period(s):

Twenty-second Dynasty; Third Intermediate period

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.

Find Spot:

Ramesseum Thebes Egypt

Material:

cartonnage

Dimension(s):

depth, 33, cm
height, 177.5, cm
width, 44, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1896; the Egyptian Research Account

Inscription:

inscription; confession from the 'book of coming forth by day'

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: 32

Documentation:

Vassilika, Eleni. 1995. Egyptian Art [1995].
no.42, p.92

Quibell, J.. 1898. The Ramesseum.
pl. XVI, XVII, XXII, p.10-11, 16, 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. 679
2nd edition

Strudwick, Helen Martha. Dawson, Julie. 2016. Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt.London: D. Giles Limitedp. 198-200, #32

Accession:

Object Number: E.64.1896
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49494; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2016-06-17)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49494





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