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Lid of a canopic box of Djehutynakht

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Three fragments forming the lid of the box, bearing traces of inscriptions giving the name and titles of Djehutynakht.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb of Djehutynakht, tomb 10, shaft A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

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

Width x height: 51.5 x 53.5 cm (20 1/4 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.422

Medium or Technique

Cedar

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes