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Small fragment of coffin

One small undecorated fragment

Provenance

From Egypt. 19b, 1915: 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, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

8.8 x 4.2 cm (3 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-817b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi