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Fragments of coffin of Satmeket

One of four fragments from end, two rows of painted hieroglyphs at top. Below, vertical ink inscriptions in hieratic. Incomplete.b

Provenance

Findspot Information: From El Bersha, Pit 10B, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Object Place

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.836a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi