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Inner coffin lid of Ankhpefhor

Inner coffin lid of Ankh-pef-hor. Formerly 72.4836. Anthropoid. Wood with coating of gesso and red-brown paint. Wig composed of red and bllue stripes with a red, white and blue diagonal net pattern near face. Face gessed and gilded with eyes outlined in black. Hands are applied. Fair condition,...

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By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, early 945–712 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi