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One fragment of a coffin with traces of paint

One decorated fragment of a coffin with traces of paint

Provenance

From El Bersha, Egypt. 19A: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2160–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 6 x 3 x 35 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.835k

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi