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One large fragment of a coffin

One painted fragment inscribed on the side with hieroglyphs.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Deir el-Bersheh, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 78 x 36 x 8 cm (30 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-709i

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi