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Small glass case containing two fragments of the cover of the Seti sarcophagus
Calcite (a form of alabaster) with blue-grey infill to the glyphs. It is not known whether this infill is ancient or a modern attempt to reconstruct the original colour.
Museum number: X59
Given to the Museum in 1910 by Professor Wiedemann of Bonn University who bought the fragments in Luxor in 1907.
Egypt Uncovered: Belzoni and the Tomb of Pharaoh Seti I, Sir John Soane's Museum, London, 11 October 2017 - 15 April 2018
Presented by Professor Alfred Wiedemann, 1910
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