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Painted wooden coffin panels: E.69.1903

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Object information

Titles

Painted wooden coffin panels

Description

Coffin, long side with eye panel. From the side of a box coffin, the eye-panels on the exterior of this type of coffin allow the deceased to see out of the coffin.

Find spot

  • Beni Hasan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903) by The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee

Dating

Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
Beni Hasan
1985 BCE - 1773 BCE

Materials used in production

Wood

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.69.1903
Primary reference Number: 50674
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 June 2021 Last processed: Saturday 12 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Coffin" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/50674 Accessed: 2021-07-30 04:30:20

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