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Fragment of a coffin

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Provenance

From Egypt. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1915: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

37.2 x 12.3 cm (14 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-638d

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi