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Side coffin panel of Pepi-ima

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This side panel to the wooden box coffin of Pepi-ima is painted and inscribed. It carries portions of both the Pyramid Texts the Coffin Texts in black-painted hieroglyphic text along with scenes of offerings piled at one end and sacred oils at the other. The middle portion also has a list of...

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Provenance

From Naga el-Deir, tomb N.4003. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: June 21, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 9–11, 2100–2061 B.C.

Findspot

Naga el-Deir, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x Height: 208 x 49.5 cm (81 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.1519.1

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi