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Exhibition images

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Featured here are a range of general exhibition shots and close ups of objects that were on display. All copyright Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

General exhibition shot showing the Middle Kingdom anthropoid coffin of Userhet from Beni Hasan in the foreground (E.88.1903).

The inner and outer coffins of Nespawershefyt (E.1.1822).

Reconstructions of coffin decoration.

Early pot burial made from Nile silt (E.P.550 and E.P.549).

Introductory section to the exhibition about ancient Egyptian funerary beliefs.

Detail of ancient Egyptian pigments and their origins.

General shot on section dedicated to ancient Egyptian pigments with the live conservator's working area in the background.

Detail showing the build up of preparation layers, pigment and varnish on a section of Nespawershefyt's coffin set and a Roman period mummy portrait.

Replica ancient Egyptian paintbrushes and reed pens.

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