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Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

coffin

Date:

1991 B.C. 1783 B.C.

Period(s):

Twelfth Dynasty; Middle Kingdom

Description:

anthropoid wooden inner coffin, painted white with a colourful collar on the chest and a painted inscription, giving the name of the soldier Userhet; face black; wig, beard, eyebrows and cosmetic lines blue

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

Beni Hasan; 132

Material:

wood

Dimension(s):

width, 41.2, cm
height, 33.2, cm
length, 182.4, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1903; The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee

Inscription:

inscription

Documentation:

Garstang, J.. Burial customs of ancient Egypt; as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom, being a report of excavations made in the necropolis of Beni Hasan during 1902-4.p. 173, 217
fig. 181

Vassilika, E.. 1995. Egyptian Art [1995].p. 36, #14

Bourriau, J.D.. 1988. Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 91-92
Also plate III, 3 and fig. on p. 86, #72

Porter, Bertha. Moss, Rosalind L.B.. Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.4, Lower and Middle Egypt (Delta and Cairo to Asyƻt).p. 162

Accession:

Object Number: E.88.1903
(Antiquities)
(record id: 50697; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2014-08-13)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/50697





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