Up and close with Ancient Egyptian coffins

The Ancient Egyptian coffins project at the Fitzwilliam Museum focuses on the textual and iconographic analysis of coffins or coffin fragments in pursuit of providing a more complete history to each object. Sophia Macpherson and Scarlett Long spent a week volunteering with the project, focusing on the richly-decorated coffins of Pakepu and Nespawershefyt. Their tasks in the project involved: •  … Read full article