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Fragment of a coffin

One decorated fragment with painted wadjet eye, now attached to 20.1822 (not visible in gallery because outside wall of coffin board is facing the wall).

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el 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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 49 x 10 cm (19 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.815h

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi