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Foot end panel from the outer coffin of Djehutynakht

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Interior foot end of Djehutynakht's outer coffin (coffin 4). Decorated with a painted border of hieroglyphs. The remaining space is filled with incised spells from the Coffin Texts.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Object Place for Label

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 115 x 116 x 16 cm (45 1/4 x 45 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1825

Medium or Technique

Cedar

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi