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Arthur's Seat Coffin


Miniature coffin of pine from a collection of coffins with their lids and carved figures, found in a rocky niche on the north-eastern slopes of Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, in June 1836

Museum reference

H.NT 86.6 A

Object name

Coffin, miniature


Pine, Tin, Metal

Physical description

Wood, pine; tin plates; metal pins

Collection place(s)

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


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