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Rough wood coffin; put together with wood pegs, top consists of two thin bands pegged together underneath, contained bones of female child lying upon number of palm reeds, body wrapped on outside in usual tan colored linen tied in simple knot above ankles, cloth, quite strong, under cloth seemed to be garment of similar material but with lines of blue at edge woven into cloth as border. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-12-240
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Human remains
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7762 S, resting on top of large anthropoid wooden coffin
  • Material
    Wood, bone, cloth (linen)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 21.6 cm Width: 21.5 cm Length: 100.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    [12/13/1929]
  • Remarks
    This coffin was removed from burial chamber on December 13 (see diary Vol.24.p.1000); large painted anthropoid coffin removed on December 20 (see diary Vol.24.p.1008).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7762

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 10