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figure 9.

This set of coffins belonged to Shepeten-

Khonsu, a Mistress of the House who lived in

Thebes in Dynasty 22. Her cartonnage coffin (right)

was nested inside a wood coffin, which in turn was

enclosed in a larger outer coffin (left). Meresamun’s

set of coffins would have been similar. Oriental

Institute excavations at the tomb of Kheruef,

1957–1958. Photo: Oriental Institute p 21