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Coffin of Gemhep

Anthropoid outer coffin. Head, elaborate collar, winged Isis, and nine columns inscription incised. Much decayed. Waxed in field.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652 A. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Height 2.060

Accession Number

29.1860a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi