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Egyptian Fish Coffin

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 24 January 2016
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A wooden coffin shaped in the form of a Nile bolti fish and containing the mummified remains of a fish. Dynasty XXX-XXXI, 4th century BCE. (Egytpian Museum, Turin)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 24). Egyptian Fish Coffin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4500/egyptian-fish-coffin/

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