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Sarcophagus

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Sarcophagus; flat lid. East face and north and south ends covered with heavy layer of plaster. See diary and photo.

Provenance

From Giza, G2150A. 1933: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 80 x 197.2 x 66 cm (31 1/2 x 77 5/8 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

33-4-20

Medium or Technique

Red granite, plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi