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Miniature coffin, with embalmed object inside

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An image of Funerary Equipment. Coffin. Miniature coffin, with embalmed object, possibly the body of an infant, coated in pitch inside. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Gizeh, Egypt. Wood, length 43.8 cm, width 13.4 cm, depth 14.1 cm, circa 664- circa 525 B.C. Dating not confident. Late Period.

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Funerary Equipment. Coffin. Miniature coffin, with embalmed object, possibly the body of an infant, coated in pitch inside. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Gizeh, Egypt. Wood, length 43.8 cm, width 13.4 cm, depth 14.1 cm, circa 664- circa 525 B.C. Dating not confident. Late Period.

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  • Accession Number: E.43.1907
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/18.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 406 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 91.69kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 18/1
  • Captured: 2015:06:17 11:50:53

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6th Century 7th Century afterlife Ancient Egypt antiquity BC belief coffin Egyptian Fitz_ANT funerary equipment Late Period miniature wood wooden

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