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Mummy and funerary mask of Pepyseneb, called Ity

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Human mummy wrapped in its original linen wrappings, with painted cartonnage mask; somewhat damaged. The mummy lies in its original position on the left side, in coffin 25.1513a-b.


From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5114 shaft C. 1923: 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: December 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, 2323–2040 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Sheikh Farag, Egypt


Length: 165 cm (64 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Human remains, linen, cartonnage


The Ancient World


Organic remains