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Plaster fragments of a coffin

Six small, painted plaster fragments of a coffin with painted surfaces

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

4 x 3 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-68a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi