Burial of Ipyankhu (coffin B)

Site: Saqqara, Tomb: HMK26

Description:

The burial chamber contained three coffins, labelled A, B, C by the excavators. The centre coffin C is much later (late M. K.) than the other two, which were both found to contain individuals called Ipyankhu.

Coffin had originally had a heavy outside coffin had almost disappeared owing to decay. The inner coffin was covered with columns of text in cursive hieroglyphs. The burial was on its left side, head N. (fig. 54). The canopic box of coffin A stood on it top of coffin B, having possibly been placed in this position when the third burial C was made.

The following figures and models were found with Coffin B.

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See Firth-Gunn-1926a

Models:

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