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TT99: 'Archaeology in action' -- studying coffins

John Taylor is a great expert on Third Intermediate Period coffins. Here he is at work, sifting through fragments and writing notes on them. Then he tries to see whether the piece in question fits into the coffin on which he is working. In this video, he fits two coffins pieces into place.

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