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Fragments of coffin

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Yellow brown; vertical columns of hieroglyphics in bas-relief and dark brown in color; ragged edges. Many fragments and one larger section of front. Hieroglyphs (the fragments from the top across): 1- ... Hr-pw ms n... (Hr-pw born of ...) 2- ... D(d) mdw n QbH-snw.f.. (Recitation for (by)...

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Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 22 cm (6 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4803

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi