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Fragment of a coffin

Fragment of a inscribed and decorated coffin with hieroglyphs


From Bersha tomb 10, pit A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Deir el-Bersheh, Egypt

Object Place for Label

Deir el-Bersheh, Egypt


29 x 7 cm (11 7/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi