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Wooden anthropoid outer-coffin of Djedameniufankh: with a painted and plastered face, and a single column of Hieroglyphic text on the lid. It contained this mummy enclosed in cartonnage mummy-case.
Mummy of a young adult man, aged about 21-26, in a cartonnage case bearing the name Djedameniufankh.
Skull - Lying upside down. Mandible missing. A tooth lies in the region of the vault, and adjacent to this a displaced artificial eye.
Thorax and Abdomen - All the bony structures are in a state of complete disorder. The dorsal vertebrae are missing and the dislocated and fractured ribs are lying haphazardly.
Arms - Dislocated and their several bone lies across the disjointed pelvis.
Legs - The bones are well formed and free from fractures and dislocations. Lines of arrested growth are seen at the lower ends of the femora. Various teeth, a rib, and a clavicle are lying loose in the cartonnage in the region of the tibiae.
Length: 187 centimetres (coffin)
Length: 181 centimetres (mummy)
- Curator's comments
B. Porter & R. Moss, 'Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings' I (Part 2) (Oxford, 1964), p.830;
The British Museum, 'Guide to the First, Second and Third Egyptian Rooms' (London, 1924), pp.121-122 (name and numbers are incorrect).
R. Loynes, Prepared for eternity. Archaeopress Egyptology 9, 2015, passim.
- Not on display
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- Egypt and Sudan
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