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The coffin of Senekhenti

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Undecorated side of the coffin of Lady S-nxnty. The inner face of this side is decorated with a band of hieroglyphs, painted blue. The inscription read: Htp di nsw Inpw Htp di Wsir nb Ddw xnty-imntyw nb AbDw qrst.s nfr m zmt imntyw imyw Xrt-nTr prt-xrw n Xqrt-nsw watt imAxyt S-nxnty (An...

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From Sheikh Farag, Egypt. Tomb 5015: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period,


Sheikh Farag, Egypt


47.5 x 54 x 176 cm (18 11/16 x 21 1/4 x 69 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi