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Fragment of a coffin

Fragment of a inscribed and decorated coffin with traces of hieratic

Provenance

From Bersha tomb 10, pit B. 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-Bersha, Egypt

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

53 x 5 x 6.5 cm (20 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.835c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi