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Mummy and mummy case of Tasenetnethor

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This set is comprised of the cartonnage mummy case and the mummy of an individual named Tasenetnethor. The case is broken and missing from upper the right torso and face area, and the left foot has collapsed. The cartonnage is painted with polychrome decoration. The deceased is depicted wearing...

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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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872) (Numbers reassigned & corrected September 20, 1995)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22–24, 945–700 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x Width: 162 x 39 cm (63 3/4 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4835a

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi