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Relhan Collection : 80 Cambridge. Egyptian coffin in the Fitzwilliam Museum

Relhan, Richard, 1782-1844

Relhan Collection

<p style='text-align: justify;'><p>A standing figure with arms raised with hieroglyphics to left and right. This is one of a set of coffins made to contain the body of Nespawershefyt, c. 990 - 940 BC, an official at the temple of Amun at Karnak. The coffin includes pieces of <i>Ziziphus spina-Christi</i> and <i>Ficus sycomorus</i> (Sycamore fig). It was given to Cambridge University by Belzoni 1822 and is on display in the Fitzwilliam Museum.</p><p>Fitzwilliam Museum display description</p></p>

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