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Fragments of a coffin

Fragments of a coffin with incised black painted funerary text

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1931: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

A: 25 x 4 cm (9 13/16 x 1 9/16 in.) B: 37 X 8 cm C: 7.5 X 1 cm D. 16.5 X 3.5 cm E. 13 cm

Accession Number

15-5-807a-e

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi