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Outer coffin of Nesmutaatneru

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Outer coffin, belonging to Nesmutaatneru (see 95.1407a-c). The coffin is rectangular with a vaulted lid and four corner posts. The lid and sides are made of sycamore and are undecorated, while the corner posts and framing are made of a reddish wood, with bands of inscription in white. A figure...

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Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, temple of Hatshepsut. 1895: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1895: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1895)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 72 x 204 cm (28 3/8 x 80 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1407d

Medium or Technique

Wood (sycamore)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi