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Base of an anthropoid wooden coffin, plastered and painted, of a child, Tairtsekher, daughter of Irtnefret: Ancient Egyptian, Possibly from Deir el-Medina Upper Egypt, New Kingdom, early 19th Dynasty, c. 1292-1200 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name


Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


New Kingdom
19th Dynasty

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian


Wood, Plaster

Collection place(s)

Deir el-Medina, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Depicted: Tairtsekher


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TAYLOR, J H (1989) Egyptian Coffins (Princes Risborough: Shire Publications), p.38

IKRAM, S & A M DODSON (1998). The Mummy in Ancient Egypt (London: Thames & Hudson), p.225 [285].

Egyptian Mummies: Immortality in the Land of the Pharaohs: Landesmuseum Wurttemberg, Stuttgart, (2007), pp.108-109, cat. 91

Possibly published in Cooney, Kathlyn (2007). The cost of death: the social and economic value of ancient Egyptian funerary art in the Ramesside period

Manley, B and Dodson, A., (2010) Life Everlasting. National Museums Scotland Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coffins (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Ltd.), pp.30-31

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