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Three small fragments of a coffin

Three small decorated fragments of a coffin with traces of paint

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace debris in front of Tomb 13, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

20 x 3 cm (7 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-441a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi