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Coffin: E.67.1903

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Object information

Four panels from an outer coffin, box-shaped, made of painted wood belonging to a man named User-heta (or Heta-user) from Beni Hasan, Middle Egypt. The coffin dates to the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom (around 1938 - 1756 BC). The coffin is missing the lid and the base; only the sides are present, all with the uppermost part missing, including the horizontal text lines. Most of the dowels are missing. The short sides are fairly intact, each made of two planks, joined by two long dowels which survive. The front is full-length and almost complete, only a short upper section is missing.

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1903

Find spot

  • Beni Hasan

Materials used in production

Associated department: Antiquities

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Friday 14 May 2021
  • Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Coffin" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/50672 Accessed: 2021-05-15 08:45:04

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