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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of left side heiroglyphics near foot. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
 
Summary:
E019466 - 3/1/1912, preserved body, Thebes, Upper Egypt, Qena, Egypt, Africa, North
Item Name:
preserved body
Label:
This ancient Egyptian mummy, wrapped in several hundred metres of fragile linen died about 2,800 years ago. The carbon dating of the linen indicates it was the Third Intermediate Period of Egyptian history (1069-664 BCE). She was middle-aged women, whose preserved body was placed in wooden coffin painted with mythological scenes.
Keywords:
archaeology
funerary
textile
Place:
Thebes
Region:
Upper Egypt
Province/State:
Qena
Country:
Egypt
Collection Area:
Africa, North
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
03/01/1912
Registration Number:
E019466
Associated Stories:
SKELETAL & BURIAL
Ancient Egyptian Archaeology Collection
Egyptian Mummification
Images
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of left side heiroglyphics near foot. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. View from top near head. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of left side heiroglyphics near head. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of right side heiroglyphics near foot. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of sarcophogus foot to side join 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of heiroglyphics on centre left side 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of heiroglyphics. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Front, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Sue Walston, Head of Conservation until early 1990s, working on sarcophogus, January 1976 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Gregory Millen
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing knee joints from top. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing knee joints from side. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing leg bones from top. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing leg bones and ankle joints from top. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing leg bones, ankle joints and feet from top. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing feet from side. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing hands folded over pelvic area from top. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing skull. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E019466 Mummy & Coffin - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Xray detail of mummy showing skull. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown