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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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Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

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

Accession Number

72.4837c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi