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Fragment of an inner coffin

Undecorated fragment of a wooden coffin (Satmeket?). (See 21.969 for other pieces of this board, not fitting.)

Provenance

From el Bersha, Pit 10B. [Excav. date] May 1915. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Dimensions

Width: 55 cm (21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.811d

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi