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Back side panel of the outer coffin of Djehutynakht

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Interior side panel from the outer coffin of the provincial ruler Djehutynakht (coffin 4), composed of massive cedar boards and painted with exquisitely detailed funerary images. Along the top is a frieze of objects for Djehutynakht's use in the afterlife. Below, in vertical columns of cursive...

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From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. May 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. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

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Height x width x depth: 115 x 262 x 16 cm (45 1/4 x 103 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi