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ID number:  BIRRC-X0728
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Archaeology Collection
Title / Object name:  Coffin footboard
Object type:  Woodwork
Culture:  Egyptian
Date made:  Late New Kingdom, c900 BC
Materials:  Wood
Measurements:  18.89 x 22.51 x 1.58 cm max
BIRRC-X0728.jpg

Roughly rectangular with holes for pegs at edges (9 complete holes, a further one damaged, at edge). Decoration shows the Apis Bull carrying the mummified deceased to the Underworld, in yellow and black paint on a white ground. The surface is damaged in some areas. Colour: black 10YR 3/1 (very dark grey), yellow 10YR 6/6 (brownish yellow).

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