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coffin

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA48001

  • Description

    Wooden inner-coffin of Henutmehyt with gilt and glass decoration.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 187 centimetres
    • Width: 46 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        hieroglyphic
      • Inscription Comment

        Raised
  • Curator's comments

    Taylor in Davies, Colour and Painting, London 2001, p. 170, col. pl. 51 [1];
    N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, pp. 214-6.Published: J. H. Taylor, 'The Burial Assemblage of Henutmehyt: Inventory, Date and Provenance' in W. V. Davies (ed), Studies in Egyptian Antiquities: A Tribute to T. G. H. James (BM Occasional Paper 123, 1999), 59-72.

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  • Bibliography

    • Strudwick 2006 p.214 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G63/dc9

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2010 4th Nov-2011 6th March, Round Reading Room BM, Book of the Dead

  • Condition

    good

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1907

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA48001

  • Registration number

    1907,1212.2

COMPASS Image Caption: Inner coffin of Henutmehyt

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COMPASS Image Caption: Inner coffin of Henutmehyt

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