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End panel of the coffin of Pepi-ima

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This end panel to the wooden box coffin of Pepi-ima is inscribed and painted with red, white, green, yellow, and black paint. The majority of the field is occupied by the depiction of a false door, comprised of multi-colored horizontal and vertical bands with a variety of patterns. The top...

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Provenance

From Naga el-Deir, tomb N.4003. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA 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

Height x width: 52 x 48 cm (20 1/2 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1519.2

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi