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Middle coffin of Lady Djehutynakht

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Middle coffin of Lady Djehutynakht, decorated with spells from the Coffin Texts. The decoration is similar to that on the coffins of her husband Djehutynakht; however, her coffins lack texts from the Book of Two Ways.


From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). 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, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt


Length x width x height: 243 x 85 x 89 cm (95 11/16 x 33 7/16 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi