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The Vatican Coffin project

Vatican City State

The Vatican Coffin Project (VCP) is an international team project, set up in 2008 by the Egyptian Department of the Vatican Museums, directed by Alessia Amenta, in collaboration with the Diagnostic Laboratory for Conservation and Restoration of the Vatican Museums, directed by Ulderico Santamaria, to study polychrome coffins of the Third Intermediate Period in its first phase, but with the intention of later extending the project to different periods.

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