Fragment of a coffin



Accession Number
W1054
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage
Period
Late Period
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 960mm | Width: 128mm | Depth: 19mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Duamutef | Hapy (son of Horus) | Qebehsenuef

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Description

A coffin fragment made of painted wood with dovetail joints. It probably dates to the Late Period. Amuletic symbols for the 'Blood of Isis', three of the Sons of Horus, and the Djed pillar are shown between papyrus columns. This object was originally part of the Rustafjaell collection.

Other Identity
222 (rectangular serrated label with number crossed out) | 231 (unidentified number written on a rectangular label with red border) | 55 (unidentified number written on a rectangular label with red border)
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906, Lot 411D
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 30 Apr 2021

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