The Mummy and coffin of Merneptah

19th Dynasty

Length of Coffin : 1.87 metres

Height of coffin : 0.50 metres

Merneptah wads found in the base of this coffin (the lid held the mummy of an unknown woman.

 Height of the body : 1.714 metres

The body is of an old man which looks very similar to the mummy of Ramesses II (Merneptah's father), there are signs he suffered from arthritis.

He also suffered from bad teeth, some teeth were missing - leaving some to speculate whether or not this is a rare example of ancient Egyptian dentistry.