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Fragment of coffin

Fragment of end of coffin with bevelled edges and three pegs protruding from the base; hieroglyphs inscribed on both sides

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Deir. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Naga ed-Deir, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 68 x 28 x 6 cm (26 3/4 x 11 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1830

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi